Cytomegalovirus infections in homosexual men. An epidemiological study.

@article{Mintz1983CytomegalovirusII,
  title={Cytomegalovirus infections in homosexual men. An epidemiological study.},
  author={Lawrence E. Mintz and William Lawrence Drew and RichardC. Miner and Erwin H. Braff},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1983},
  volume={99 3},
  pages={
          326-9
        }
}
Levels of cytomegalovirus antibody (IgG and IgM) were measured and urine viral cultures were done in 237 homosexual men over a mean period of 14.1 months. The initial prevalence of cytomegalovirus IgG antibody was 86.9%. By the 9th month of follow-up, 71% of serosusceptible men had become infected with cytomegalovirus. During the study period cytomegaloviruria was noted in 32% of seropositive men. Cytomegalovirus IgM antibody was intermittently present in the serum of 95% of IgG-seropositive… CONTINUE READING
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