Other Viruses That Affect the Liver

  • Authors: Lisa VanWagner, MD, MSc, FAST (More Info)
  • Editor In Chief: Stefan Zeuzem, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 9/4/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • CMV infection is evidenced by viral replication regardless of symptoms
    • Defined by isolation of virus or detection of viral protein or nucleic acid in body fluid or tissue[Kotton 2018]
  • CMV disease requires evidence of CMV infection and attributable symptoms

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