Neumonía por CMV

El citomegalovirus es un virus grande tipo herpes que se encuentra comúnmente en los humanos y que puede causar infecciones graves en las personas con inmunidad comprometida. La neumonía por CMV se trata con medicamentos antivirales, los cuales pueden detener la replicación del virus pero no lo destruyen.Neumonía por CMV

Revision

Last reviewed 12/6/2011 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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