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Human cytomegalovirus epidemiology and relationship to tuberculosis and cardiovascular disease risk factors in a rural Ugandan cohort

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Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) infection has been associated with increased mortality, specifically cardiovascular disease (CVD), in high-income countries (HICs). There is a paucity of data in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) where HCMV seropositivity is higher. Serum samples from 2,174 Ugandan individuals were investigated for HCMV antibodies and data linked to demographic information, co-infections and a variety of CVD measurements. HCMV seropositivity was 83% by one year of age, incr...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0192086

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Paediatrics
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Unknown
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2576-8783
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0000-0001-8259-4735
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0000-0003-0445-7473
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0000-0002-9966-1153
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
2
Article number:
e0192086
Publication date:
2018-02-06
Acceptance date:
2018-01-16
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
29408860
Source identifiers:
898165
Language:
English
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pubs:898165
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2019-06-19

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