Cytomegalovirus

Definition of Cytomegalovirus:

A member of the herpes virus family which may induce the immune-deficient state or cause active illness, such as pneumonia, in a patient already immune-deficient due to chronic illness, such as cancer or organ transplantation therapy.

Also: CMV

Topics Related to Cytomegalovirus

Addison's Disease

...the condition
“...There are also several less common causes of Addison's disease ... CMV (cytomegalovirus) virus in association with AIDS...”

Autoimmune Tendency

...the condition
“...Shwachman-Diamond syndrome Glycogen-storage disease type 1b Infections that can cause neutropenia include ... Viral infections such as Epstein-Barr virus, cytomegalovirus, HIV, viral hepatitis...”

Calc Fluor Cell Salt Need

...the condition
“...Shwachman-Diamond syndrome Glycogen-storage disease type 1b Infections that can cause neutropenia include ... Viral infections such as Epstein-Barr virus, cytomegalovirus, HIV, viral hepatitis...”

More topics Related to Cytomegalovirus

Chronic / Hidden Infection

...the condition
“...And still other studies have shown that regrowth of plaque in patients who have undergone surgery to open up clogged arteries may be spurred by cytomegalovirus a bug found in almost two out of three elderly Americans...”

Chronic Fatigue / Fibromyalgia Syndrome

...the condition
“...Many viruses have been considered and may play a role in CFS including the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and Cytomegalovirus (CMV)...”
...recommendation Bacteria / Pathogen Testing by PCR
“...offers a Fatigue Illnesses and Pain Panel (Blood) which tests for the presence of Mycoplasma fermentans, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Mycoplasma penetrans, Chlamydia pneumoniae, Epstein Barr Virus (EBV), Cytomegalovirus (CMV) and Human Herpes Virus (HHV-6)...”
...recommendation Vinegar
“May be an effective aid in the destruction of lipid-enveloped viruses, such as HIV, HHV-6 (strains A and B), EBV, CMV, and herpes...”

Coronary Disease / Heart Attack

...recommendation Bacteria / Pathogen Testing by PCR
“US Biotek lab offers a Cardiovascular Disease Panel (Blood or Tissue Biopsy) which tests for the presence of Chlamydia pneumoniae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Helicobacter pylori, Cytomegalovirus (CMV) and Human Herpes Virus 6 (HHV-6)...”

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

...the condition
“...Shwachman-Diamond syndrome Glycogen-storage disease type 1b Infections that can cause neutropenia include ... Viral infections such as Epstein-Barr virus, cytomegalovirus, HIV, viral hepatitis...”

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection

...the condition
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a virus belonging to the herpes family...”
...recommendation Ozone / Oxidative Therapy
“Using ozone at home requires an aggressive program to reverse active CMV...”

Diarrhea

...the condition
“...Less common causes of chronic bloody diarrhea include ischemia, infections (Campylobacter jejuni, Clostridium difficile, Entamoeba histolytica, Yersinia and Cytomegalovirus), radiation or chemotherapy, and colon cancer or polyps (villous adenoma)...”

Encephalitis

...the condition
“...The herpes virus group includes a number of common infections, including herpes simplex, varicella-zoster (the cause of chicken pox and shingles), cytomegalovirus, herpesvirus 6, and Epstein-Barr (EB) virus (the cause of mononucleosis)...”

Enlarged Spleen

...the condition
“...This includes ... Infectious mononucleosis (EBV or CMV), "glandular fever"...”

Environmental Illness / MCS

...the condition
“...Shwachman-Diamond syndrome Glycogen-storage disease type 1b Infections that can cause neutropenia include ... Viral infections such as Epstein-Barr virus, cytomegalovirus, HIV, viral hepatitis...”

Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV)

...recommendation Coconut
“May be an effective aid in the destruction of lipid-enveloped viruses, such as HIV, HHV-6 (strains A and B), EBV, CMV, and herpes...”

Esophagitis

...the condition
“...Causes and Development: Causes include: infections by organisms such as candida, cytomegalovirus (CMV), or herpes simplex; diseases and conditions that weaken the immune system, such as HIV; poorly-controlled diabetes; immunodeficiency disorders; chemotherapy; long-term steroid...”

Hepatitis

...recommendation See Infectious Disease Specialist
“When hepatitis is only suspected, lab testing should be performed to rule out hepatitis B and C and, if negative, Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) and Cytomegalovirus (CMV) also...”

Herpes Simplex Type I

...the condition
“...The human herpes viruses, which include Herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2, human cytomegalovirus, Varicella-Zoster virus, and the Epstein-Barr Virus, either cause or are associated with a whole spectrum of diseases ranging from infectious mononucleosis to malignancies and mental...”
...recommendation Bacteria / Pathogen Testing by PCR
“US Biotek lab offers a Herpes/Papilloma Virus Panel (Blood and Swab) which tests for the presence of Epstein Barr Virus (EBV), Cytomegalorvirus (CMV), Herpes simplex Viruses (HSV 1 and HSV 2 combined), Human herpes Virus-6 (HHV-6) and Human papilloma Viruses (HPV 6, 11, 16, 18)...”

Herpes Simplex Type II

...the condition
“...The human herpes viruses, which include Herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2, human cytomegalovirus, Varicella-Zoster virus, and the Epstein-Barr Virus, either cause or are associated with a whole spectrum of diseases ranging from infectious mononucleosis to malignancies and mental...”
...recommendation Bacteria / Pathogen Testing by PCR
“US Biotek lab offers a Herpes/Papilloma Virus Panel (Blood and Swab) which tests for the presence of Epstein Barr Virus (EBV), Cytomegalorvirus (CMV), Herpes simplex Viruses (HSV 1 and HSV 2 combined), Human herpes Virus-6 (HHV-6) and Human papilloma Viruses (HPV 6, 11, 16, 18)...”

HIV/AIDS

...recommendation BHT (Butylated Hydroxytoluene)
“...No one expects BHT to be a cure, but if it can help in the management of AIDS and/or CMV, it would have value now until better treatments become available...”
...recommendation Coconut
“...coconut oil, coconut milk and fresh or cooked coconut meat, at 24gm daily for adults, may be an effective aid in the destruction of lipid-enveloped viruses such as HIV, HHV-6 (strains A and B), EBV, CMV and herpes...”

HPV (Human Papilloma Virus)

...recommendation Bacteria / Pathogen Testing by PCR
“US Biotek lab offers a Herpes/Papilloma Virus Panel (Blood and Swab) which tests for the presence of Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), Cytomegalorvirus (CMV), Herpes Simplex Viruses (HSV 1 and HSV 2 combined), Human Herpes Virus-6 (HHV-6) and Human Papilloma Viruses (HPV 6, 11, 16, 18)...”

Hypercoagulation (Thickened Blood)

...the condition
“...a blood thinner such as heparin is prescribed one month before beginning antibiotics for bacteria (for example mycoplasma or chlamydia pneumonia) and/or transfer factor for viruses (such as HHV6, CMV and EBV)...”

Hypersplenism

...the condition
“...Shwachman-Diamond syndrome Glycogen-storage disease type 1b Infections that can cause neutropenia include ... Viral infections such as Epstein-Barr virus, cytomegalovirus, HIV, viral hepatitis...”

Immune System Imbalance (TH2 Dominance)

...the condition
“...Viruses, especially herpes viruses such as EBV, CMV or HHV6, make proteins that mimic a particular cytokine...”
...recommendation Probiotics
“...Soil Based Organisms (SBOs) (bacillus subtilis and lichenformis) produce surfactin that inactivates lipid envelope viruses (HIV, CMV, herpes etc), kills mycoplasmas, many bacteria and candida albicans...”

Infectious Mononucleosis - Mono

...the condition
“...A less common form of mononucleosis is caused by cytomegalovirus (CMV)...”
...relationship to Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection
“Mononucleosis-like disease may be caused by the cytomegalovirus (CMV) as well as the classic mononucleosis of the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)...”

Marfan's Syndrome

...the condition
“...Shwachman-Diamond syndrome Glycogen-storage disease type 1b Infections that can cause neutropenia include ... Viral infections such as Epstein-Barr virus, cytomegalovirus, HIV, viral hepatitis...”

Monolaurin

...as a treatment
“...In studies performed at the Respiratory Virology Branch, Centers for Disease Control, Monolaurin was shown to remove all measurable infectivity against the following RNA and DNA viruses ... Cytomegalovirus...”

Neutropenia

...the condition
“...Infections that can cause neutropenia include: Tuberculosis Dengue fever Viral infections such as Epstein-Barr virus, cytomegalovirus, HIV, viral hepatitis Increased destruction of neutrophils can be due to the body's immune system targeting neutrophils for destruction...”

Soil Based Organisms

...as a treatment
“...Lipid-enveloped viruses include: HIV, HHV-6 (strains A and B), EBV, CMV and herpes...”

Test for Cardiac Risk Factors

...as a treatment
“...The organisms Chlamydia pneumonia and CMV (cytomegalovirus) both increase CRP and are associated with increased heart disease risk...”

Vaginitis/Vaginal Infection

...recommendation Bacteria / Pathogen Testing by PCR
“...Ureaplasma urealyticum, Mycoplasma genus screen, Herpes simplex viruses (HSV 1 and HSV 2 combined), Chlamydia trachomatis, Human papilloma virus - types 6/11, Human papilloma virus - types 16/18 and Cytomegalovirus (CMV)...”