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Cytomegalovirus

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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.


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Cytomegalovirus, or CMV, is found universally throughout all geographic locations and socioeconomic groups, and infects between 50% and 85% of adults in the United States by 40 years of age. CMV is also the virus most frequently transmitted to a developing child before birth. CMV infection is more widespread in developing countries and in areas of lower socioeconomic conditions. For most healthy persons who acquire CMV after birth there are few symptoms and no long-term health consequences. Some persons with symptoms experience a mononucleosis-like syndrome with prolonged fever, and a mild hepatitis. Once a person becomes infected, the virus remains alive, but usually dormant within that person's body for life. Recurrent disease rarely occurs unless the person's immune system is suppressed due to therapeutic drugs or disease. Therefore, for the vast majority of people, CMV infection is not a serious problem.

However, CMV infection is important to certain high-risk groups. Major areas of concern are (1) the risk of infection to the unborn baby during pregnancy, (2) the risk of infection to people who work with children, and (3) the risk of infection to the immunocompromised person, such as organ transplant recipients and persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).


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Threat Of Cytomegalovirus Far Outweighs Zika Risk Researcher Says
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Researcher studies the impact of CMV on healthcare providers.
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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.

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