Can you tell me more about the disease: Cytomegalovirus?
Do you or someone you know have this disease?
This virus attacks salivary glands, so watch out! because is contagious, although no highly...a mother who is breastfeeding can also transmitted to her baby. It is very important to keep your hands clean at all times. Some of the symptoms are sore throat, fever and mild hepatitis.
From the National center for infectious Diseases
Dormant cytomegalovirus resides in eyes of healthy mice long after infection. Infection with cytomegalovirus triggers long-lasting eye inflammation and establishes a dormant pool of the virus in the eyes of mice with healthy immune systems, according to new research. Source 9h.
Scientists learn how common virus reactivates after transplantation. A new study challenges long-held theories of why a common virus -- cytomegalovirus, or CMV -- can reactivate and become a life-threatening infection in people with a compromised immune system, including blood cancer patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation. Source 6y.