Cytomegalovirus in renal transplantation.

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) was first isolated from the salivary gland and kidney of two dying infants with cytomegalic inclusion bodies and reported in 1956 (1). Two other laboratories isolated CMV at approximately the same time. Thus, CMV was initially called "salivary gland virus" or "salivary gland inclusion disease virus". In 1960, Weller et al. (2) proposed… CONTINUE READING