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Effect of Ganciclovir on IL-6 Levels Among Cytomegalovirus-Seropositive Adults With Critical Illness - A Randomized Clinical Trial

A Limaye, R Stapleton, L Peng, etal JAMA, 2017, 318(8):731-740


Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is prevalent in adults, found in 50-80% of otherwise healthy adults. In immunocompetent people, primary infection is usually asymptomtatic and followed by life long latency. This latent CMV reactivates during immunosuppression or critical illness, and this is...


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