Viral Infections

  • Author: Jin S. Suh, MD, FACP; Humberto R. Jimenez, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 8/1/21 (What's New)


  • Polymerase chain reaction assay, antigen assays, or culture of blood or tissues should be integrated with clinical presentation, physical examination, and histopathologic findings for CMV diagnosis or exclusion
    • An exception is the diagnosis of CMV-associated chorioretinitis, which can be made clinically

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