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Are cytomegalovirus (cmv) infections diagnosed by a culture and decrease of neutrophils?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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In brief: CMV culture

CMV is usually diagnosed with a blood test ; CMV IgM and igg.
CMV viral culture can also be done on the urine as well. Low neutrophils occur in many conditions and are not diagnostic of CMV alone.

In brief: CMV culture

CMV is usually diagnosed with a blood test ; CMV IgM and igg.
CMV viral culture can also be done on the urine as well. Low neutrophils occur in many conditions and are not diagnostic of CMV alone.
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