Example sentences for: immunocompromise

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  • CMV, a herpes virus, causes chronic asymptomatic infections in immunocompetent individuals, termed latency [ 13 ] . However, in situations of immunocompromise, CMV is reactivated, which in many cases leads to organ failure and death [ 13 ] . Epidemiological reports indicate that chronic CMV infections in humans may play an important role in pathogenesis of vascular diseases such as atherosclerosis [ 14 ] and systemic sclerosis [ 11 12 ] . In addition, a recent report [ 15 ] revealed that SSc autoantibodies bind to CMV late protein UL94 and induce apoptosis in endothelial cells therefore implicating molecular mimicry as a potential mechanism accounting for the link between SSc and CMV.

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