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Venereal causes of cytomegalovirus mononucleosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  197279     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) mononucleosis developed in two men after sexual contact with a woman who had had a similar but medically unverified illness several months before. The CMV was cultured from the woman's urine and cervix. Evidence of recent infection with CMV was also found in a new sexual contact of one of the men. However, roommates of the infected patients remained well, and serologic evidence of CMV infection failed to develop. This small outbreak suggests that CMV may be acquired as a venereal infection that sometimes progresses to the mononucleosis syndrome.
J H Chretien; C G McGinniss; A Muller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  JAMA     Volume:  238     ISSN:  0098-7484     ISO Abbreviation:  JAMA     Publication Date:  1977 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-10-31     Completed Date:  1977-10-31     Revised Date:  2014-09-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501160     Medline TA:  JAMA     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1644-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Antibodies, Viral / analysis
Cervix Uteri / microbiology
Cytomegalovirus / isolation & purification
Cytomegalovirus Infections / transmission*
Disease Outbreaks
Sexually Transmitted Diseases*
Urine / microbiology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antibodies, Viral

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