Epidemiology of Cytomegalovirus Infection in Man

  • Monto Ho
Part of the Current Topics in Infectious Disease book series (CTID)


The complement-fixing test was used to measure antibodies against CMV in the general population very soon after human cytomegalovirus was isolated in cell culture. Rowe et al. (1956) prepared CF antigen by sonic inactivation of cell culture fluids infected with their AD 169 strain and used it to measure antibodies of inhabitants of the Washington, D.C., area. The results are shown in Table 6.1. It was soon evident that infection by this virus is common in the general population.


Open Heart Surgery Uterine Cervix Cytomegalovirus Infection Perinatal Transmission Perinatal Infection 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Monto Ho
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  1. 1.Graduate School of Public Health and School of MedicineUniversity of PittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Presbyterian — University HospitalPittsburghUSA

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