First evidence of the presence of adenovirus type 8 in myocardium of patients with severe idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy

@article{Hosseini2018FirstEO,
  title={First evidence of the presence of adenovirus type 8 in myocardium of patients with severe idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy},
  author={Seyed Mohammad Javad Hosseini and Seyed Mohsen Mirhosseini and Mehdi Taghian and Mehrdad Salehi and Maryam Moshkani Farahani and Fariba Bakhtiari and Masoumeh Ghasemi-Pirbaluti and Ehsan Motaghi},
  journal={Archives of Virology},
  year={2018},
  volume={163},
  pages={2895-2897}
}
Previous studies have detected adenovirus and cytomegalovirus (CMV) in cardiac tissue of patients with myocarditis. Therefore, in this study, we investigated the frequency of these viruses, which may be involved in the development of severe dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). Myocardial tissue from of 23 cardiac transplant candidates with acute idiopathic DCM below the age of 40 years were analyzed by amplification of adenovirus and CMV DNA and subsequent sequencing. Adenovirus was detected in four… Expand

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