Prevalence of cytomegalovirus infection in homosexual men.

  title={Prevalence of cytomegalovirus infection in homosexual men.},
  author={William Lawrence Drew and Letty Mintz and Richard C Miner and Mark Sands and Brian Ketterer},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  volume={143 2},
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) was cultured from the urine of 14 of 190 homosexual but none of 101 heterosexual men attending a venereal disease clinic (P less than 0.005). Viruria was confined to men less than 30 years of age and was present in 14% of this group. Antibody to CMV was measured in the sera of 139 homosexual and 70 heterosexual men attending the same clinic and in 103 male volunteer blood donors. Titers were found in 94% of homosexual patients but in only 54% of heterosexual patients (P… CONTINUE READING

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