An Introduction to Gastrointestinal Tract CMV Disease

Kevin Michael O'Hara, Yale School of Medicine
Gina Pontrelli, Yale School of Medicine
Katherine L. Kunstel, Yale School of Medicine

Journal of the American Academy of PAs, Vol. 30, No. 10 (October 2017): 48-52. DOI.


Cytomegalovirus (CMV) causes chronic infection that can manifest disease in many organs. The gastrointestinal (GI) tract is a common location for CMV disease. This article reviews the signs, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of GI CMV disease.