Neutralizing antibody responses to reinfecting strains of cytomegalovirus in transplant recipients.

  • Sunwen Chou
  • Published 1989 in The Journal of infectious diseases

Abstract

Analysis of cytomegalovirus (CMV) isolates shed by 51 recipients of organs from 24 CMV-seropositive donors was used to assess the relative characteristics of primary infection, reactivation of endogenous virus, and reinfection by a donor CMV strain. Reinfection was more frequent than reactivation of endogenous virus. Symptomatic CMV disease was identified… (More)

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