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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Aravind Kuchkuntla, M.B.B.S[2]

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Patients with the following conditions are at a higher risk for developing symptomatic cytomegalovirus infection include patients with solid organ transplant, hematological stem cell transplant, AIDS and existing T-cell deficiency.

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References

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