CHARLES P. DUVALL, M.D.; ALBERT R. CASAZZA, M.D.; PHILIP M. GRIMLEY, M.D.; PAUL P. CARBONE, M.D.; WALLACE P. ROWE, M.D.
Acquired cytomegalic inclusion disease (salivary gland virus disease), though usually encountered as a disease of newborn infants, is being recognized with increasing frequency in adults with underlying malignant disease or with altered host defenses. Hill, Rowlands and Rifkind (1) have recently demonstrated the presence of cytomegalic inclusion bodies in the lungs of 20 of 39 patients who died after renal homotransplantation and drug-induced immune suppression, and Hedley-Whyte and Craighead (2) cultured cytomegalovirus from the lungs of such a patient.
Antemortem isolation of cytomegalovirus from the urine has been accomplished in children with acute leukemia and other diseases (3), but the
DUVALL CP, CASAZZA AR, GRIMLEY PM, CARBONE PP, ROWE WP. Recovery of Cytomegalovirus from Adults with Neoplastic Disease. Ann Intern Med. ;64:531–541. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-64-3-531
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;64(3):531-541.
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