Cytomegalovirus infection in gastrointestinal tracts of patients infected with HIV-1 or AIDS.

@article{Francis1989CytomegalovirusII,
  title={Cytomegalovirus infection in gastrointestinal tracts of patients infected with HIV-1 or AIDS.},
  author={N. D. Francis and Arthur W. Boylston and Anthony H. Roberts and Jacqueline M Parkin and Anthony J Pinching},
  journal={Journal of clinical pathology},
  year={1989},
  volume={42 10},
  pages={1055-64}
}
All gastrointestinal tract biopsy specimens from 190 patients positive for HIV-1 or with AIDS were reviewed to assess the prevalence of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, morphology of infected cells, and the associated histopathological features. Eighteen patients (10 (7.7%) of 129 HIV antibody positive and eight (13.1%) of 61 with AIDS) had CMV identified in 35 biopsy specimens from the following sites: oesophagus (n = 3); stomach (n = 6); small intestine (n = 4); colorectum (n = 18) and… CONTINUE READING

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