Detection of CMV in plasma and aqueous humor specimens from AIDS patients with CMV retinitis using the amplicor CMV test.

@article{Yamamoto2002DetectionOC,
  title={Detection of CMV in plasma and aqueous humor specimens from AIDS patients with CMV retinitis using the amplicor CMV test.},
  author={Narumichi Yamamoto and Taketoshi Wakabayashi and Kimio Murakami and Sachiko Hommura},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2002},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={351-4}
}
A DNA hybridization test (the Amplicor CMV test) for CMV DNA was used to detect CMV DNA in paired plasma and aqueous humor specimens from 37 AIDS patients with ophthalmoscopically diagnosed CMV retinitis. CMV was detected in 25/37 (67.6%) plasma specimens and in 32/37 (86.5%) aqueous humor specimens. Thus, the Amplicor CMV test using aqueous humor specimens… CONTINUE READING