respiratory
Cystic fibrosis

CMV linked to lung damage in CF


Cytomegalovirus (CMV) may have an impact on disease progression in cystic fibrosis (CF) leading to earlier lung transplant and increased mortality. A Canadian study, published in the European Respiratory Journal, found that CMV seropositive patients with CF who received a lung transplant or died on a wait-list were about eight years younger than seronegative patients ...

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