Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 20th, 2006
"Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) is a ubiquitous human pathogen that infects 40 to 90% of adult human populations. HCMV infections are often asymptomatic in healthy individuals but can cause severe organ and life-threatening disease in immunocompromised patients.
"The antiviral antibody response to HCMV infection is complex and is known to include virus-neutralizing antibody production against surface glycoproteins encoded by HCMV," wrote investigators in the United States.
According to the authors, "We have investigated the human...
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