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

  • CMV gastrointestinal disease is most common in the colon and esophagus
  • Diagnosis occurs by detection of mucosal ulcerations on endoscopic examination combined with colonoscopy or rectal biopsy (Management Guidelines)[CDC OI]

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