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Chest Infections: Chest Infections II |

Cytomegalovirus Infection After Severe Pneumonia in Immunocompetent Subjects: A Two-Case Report

Chenjuan Gu, PhD; Hong Chen, MD; Yongjie Ding, MD; Guo Chao Shi, PhD
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Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;149(4_S):A121. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.02.126
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SESSION TITLE: Chest Infections II

SESSION TYPE: Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

INTRODUCTION: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a major β herpes virus and a significant human pathogen. CMV infection has been shown to lead to significant disease in immunocompromised hosts such as those with HIV infection or transplant recipients. It has increasingly come to be recognized that critically ill patients who are traditionally considered immunocompetent may also be at risk for CMV infection.

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