Cytomegalovirus hepatitis confirmed by in situ hybridization in 3 immunocompetent infants.

@article{Tajiri2001CytomegalovirusHC,
  title={Cytomegalovirus hepatitis confirmed by in situ hybridization in 3 immunocompetent infants.},
  author={Hitoshi Tajiri and Kosuke Kozaiwa and Keiko Tanaka-Taya and Keiya Tada and Toshikazu Takeshima and Koichi Yamanishi and Shintaro Okada},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2001},
  volume={33 10},
  pages={790-3}
}
We present 3 cases of immunocompetent infants with CMV infection who showed prolonged liver dysfunction. In all cases the CMV genome was detectable in hepatocytes using the in situ hybridization method. Combination therapy with ganciclovir (GCV) and hyperimmune gammaglobulin (HGG) was instituted in 2 cases and successfully suppressed the replication of CMV… CONTINUE READING