Cytomegalovirus encephalitis in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

D. A. Hawley, J. F. Schaefer, D. M. Schulz, J. Muller

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A 38-year-old black man died from acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) after a 15-month course. The autopsy revealed a pancolitis and a pneumonia caused by cytomegalovirus (CMV). Exceptionally, there also was a periventricular encephalitis caused by the same organism. Identification of the virus was aided by immunoperoxidase methods.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)874-877
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican journal of clinical pathology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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