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Cytomegalovirus (HHV-5) Infections ? Pipeline Insight, 2017 - Medgadget (blog)



Cytomegalovirus (HHV-5) Infections ? Pipeline Insight, 2017 
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Cytomegalovirus (HHV-5) Infections -Pipeline Insights, 2017?, report provides comprehensive insights about pipeline drugs across this Cytomegalovirus (HHV-5) Infections. The key objective of the report is to establish the understanding for all the ...

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CMV Infections Increase Complications and Costs After Stem Cell Transplantation - MedicalResearch.com (blog)



CMV Infections Increase Complications and Costs After Stem Cell Transplantation 
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Our study revealed that allogeneic HSCT recipients with a CMV infection in the post-transplant period were more than twice as expensive to the transplanting hospital than hematopoietic stem cell transplantation recipients who did not have a CMV infection.

 


Recent Anti-Infective Trials Reviewed at ID Week 2017 - Contagionlive.com



Recent Anti-Infective Trials Reviewed at ID Week 2017 
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The final antiviral RCT assessed the use of letermovir in preventing CMV infections in high-risk allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients. Letermovir blocks the activity of a viral complex that is essential for replication. Positive ...

 


Letermovir Protective in Cytomegalovirus-Positive Recipients of Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation - Contagionlive.com



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Letermovir Protective in Cytomegalovirus-Positive Recipients of Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation 
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Letermovir?a first-in-class inhibitor of the terminase complex of cytomegalovirus (CMV)?protects from viral infection in CMV-seropositive individuals following allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT). The good news from the randomized, ...

 


Regulatory T Cell Control of Latent Cytomegalovirus Reactivation - Medical News Bulletin



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Regulatory T Cell Control of Latent Cytomegalovirus Reactivation 
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Cytomegalovirus causes lifelong persistent infections that avoid our immune systems by staying latent. However, it can occasionally reactivate. A recent paper studies the role of regulatory T cells in controlling reactivation in a mouse model.

 


Infectious Cause of Microcephaly May Not be Zika - Contagionlive.com



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Infectious Cause of Microcephaly May Not be Zika 
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In their review, Dr. Devakumar and his colleagues focus on the infections ?with the largest disease burden and the strongest evidence for causation? of microcephaly?namely, cytomegalovirus (CMV), herpes simplex virus (HSV), rubella virus, Toxoplasma ...

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Cytomegalovirus (HHV-5) Infections Research Report to Guide Corrective Measures for Pipeline Projects - Medgadget (blog)



Cytomegalovirus (HHV-5) Infections Research Report to Guide Corrective Measures for Pipeline Projects 
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The report provides a complete understanding of the pipeline activities covering all clinical, pre-clinical and discovery stage products. A comparative pipeline therapeutics assessment of Cytomegalovirus (HHV-5) Infections by development stage, therapy ...

 


VIDEO: Letermovir CMV prophylaxis offers survival benefit in hematopoietic cell transplant patients - Healio



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VIDEO: Letermovir CMV prophylaxis offers survival benefit in hematopoietic cell transplant patients 
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Previous data from a phase 3 trial showed that letermovir was highly effective at preventing infections in patients who underwent allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) and were CMV-seropositive at the time of transplant. The results also ...

 


Immune system cells protect against CMV-induced hearing loss in mice - Science Daily



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Immune system cells protect against CMV-induced hearing loss in mice 
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Mothers may pass CMV to babies during pregnancy, putting them at greater risk for long-term hearing loss. CMV is responsible for 15-30% of hearing loss in children. Previous studies have shown that NK cells, which kill infected cells to control viral ...

 


Study: therapists lack knowledge to prevent transmission of CMV - Medical Xpress



Study: therapists lack knowledge to prevent transmission of CMV 
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Results from a new health-risk knowledge survey indicate that physical and occupational therapists are at increased risk of contracting cytomegalovirus (CMV), a leading cause of prenatal infection and lifelong disabilities, but that they lack ...