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  • patients
  • ViroPharma Incorporated publishes results of its previously described Phase 2 study showing that maribavir, when used as prophylaxis, reduced the rate of cytomegalovirus (CMV) reactivation and was well tolerated when compared to placebo in allogeneic stem cell, or bone marrow, transplant patients. (emaxhealth.com)
  • present
  • Cytomegalovirus is present in body fluids (saliva, semen, cervical secretions, and urine) and can be spread from person to person by sexual contact, kissing, or the sharing of food. (factmonster.com)
  • Cytomegalovirus was first observed by German pathologist Hugo Ribbert in 1881 when he noticed enlarged cells with enlarged nuclei present in the cells of an infant. (wikipedia.org)
  • Children
  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV) antibody testing is recommended at age 1 year and then annually for CMV-seronegative, HIV-infected infants and children who are immunosuppressed (i.e. (nih.gov)