Viral Infections

  • Author: Jin S. Suh, MD, FACP (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 7/26/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • Diagnosis of CMV disease has declined markedly with the advent of ART[Holland 2008]
    • CMV end-organ disease occurs in patients not receiving or who have failed to respond to ART[Jabs 2000]
    • Retinitis accounts for 85% of CMV manifestations and is the leading cause of vision loss among HIV-infected individuals

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