Interrelationships between human immunodeficiency virus and cytomegalovirus.

  • Ann E. Campbell
  • Published 1990 in Archivum immunologiae et therapiae experimentalis
The herpesvirus cytomegalovirus (CMV) appears to be a selective opportunistic infection of AIDS patients, as demonstrated by its high prevalence in those diagnosed with AIDS and those at high risk for the disease. There are several features common to the two viruses, including infection of lymphoid cells, ability to remain latent and/or abortively infect… (More)