Cytomegalovirus infection in critically ill patients: associated factors and consequences.

  title={Cytomegalovirus infection in critically ill patients: associated factors and consequences.},
  author={Samir Jaber and G{\'e}rald Chanques and Jean Borry and Bruno Souche and R{\'e}gis Verdier and Pierre-François Perrigault and J. -J. Eledjam},
  volume={127 1},
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence, associated findings, and consequences of cytomegalovirus (CMV) antigenemia in critically ill patients. DESIGN A retrospective, case-control clinical study. SETTING A 12-bed university hospital medical-surgical ICU. PATIENTS Two hundred thirty-seven patients with fever for > 72 h, without proven evidence of bacteriologic and/or fungal origin, and whose pp65 antigenemia assays were studied. Patients with HIV infection and transplant recipients were… CONTINUE READING
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