Glossary

Education is critical in understanding CMV, raising awareness and speaking to your doctor about this virus.  Familiarize yourself with CMV related vocabulary.

Acquired Infection

Anemia

Antibody

CMV IgG

Congenital Infection

Cortical Blindness

Cytogam

Disease

EEG

Ganciclovir

Hypertonia

Hypotonia

Immunity

Infection

Jaundice

Microcephaly

Neutropenia

Petechiae/Purpira

Primary CMV Infection

Reactivated CMV Infection

Reinfection

Seronegative

Seropositive

Thrombocytopenia

Valganciclovir

Virus Shedding