Cytomegalovirus in colorectal cancer and idiopathic ulcerative colitis.


Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a genus in the family Herpesviridae that has been associated with gastrointestinal syndromes. In this work we looked for a possible association of CMV infection with colorectal cancer and ulcerative colitis (UC). Blood and enteric tissue samples of 14 patients with colorectal cancer and of 21 with UC were subjected to a nested-PCR… (More)


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@article{Mariguela2008CytomegalovirusIC, title={Cytomegalovirus in colorectal cancer and idiopathic ulcerative colitis.}, author={Viviane Casagrande Mariguela and Silvana Gama Flor{\^e}ncio Chach{\'a} and Aldo de Albuquerque Cunha and Luiz Ernesto de Almeida Troncon and S{\'e}rgio Zucoloto and Luiz Tadeu de Moraes Figueiredo}, journal={Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo}, year={2008}, volume={50 2}, pages={83-7} }