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What is the cytomegalovirus?

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In brief: A DNA virus

Of the herpesviridae family.
Very common and usually asymptomatic, unless infects immunocompromised hosts when it becomes a pathogen. Similar to other herpes viruses, primary infection results in establishment of a persistent/latent infection with reactivation in response to different stimuli. See http://www.Cdc.G.

In brief: A DNA virus

Of the herpesviridae family.
Very common and usually asymptomatic, unless infects immunocompromised hosts when it becomes a pathogen. Similar to other herpes viruses, primary infection results in establishment of a persistent/latent infection with reactivation in response to different stimuli. See http://www.Cdc.G.
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