Published in Blood Weekly, August 10th, 2006
"Despite significant advances in prevention and therapy, cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection continues to be an important cause of morbidity and mortality in the hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) recipient. The standard drug for pre-emptive therapy is intravenous ganciclovir (GCV)," scientists in the United States report.
According to researchers, "Valganciclovir (VGC), the oral prodrug of GCV,...
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