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A kind of herpesvirus that usually produces very mild symptoms in an infected person but may cause severe neurological damage in people with weakened immune systems and in the newborn.
- ‘People with HIV can also develop encephalitis from Toxoplasmosis and from the cytomegalovirus.’
- ‘The list of possible etiologies includes rubella, cytomegalovirus infection, herpes simplex infection, anoxic or ischemic damage, thalidomide exposure and very low birth weight.’
- ‘Serologic test results for hepatitis B and C virus and cytomegalovirus were negative.’
- ‘Other viruses, such as cytomegalovirus, herpes, and adenovirus, can also cause interstitial nephritis.’
- ‘The immunohistochemical study for herpes virus and cytomegalovirus was negative in all cases.’
- ‘Illnesses that can cause congenital hearing loss include infections during pregnancy, such as rubella, cytomegalovirus, toxoplasmosis, herpes or syphilis.’
- ‘The most common congenital viral infection is cytomegalovirus.’
- ‘Past studies have hinted that herpes simplex viruses and cytomegalovirus, all of which are active in brain tissues, might be associated with dementia.’
- ‘Congenital toxoplasmosis can mimic disease caused by organisms such as herpes simplex virus, cytomegalovirus, and rubella virus.’
- ‘Immunohistochemical staining for cytomegalovirus and herpesvirus was performed to exclude these infections in 4 patients.’
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