Cytomegalusvirus (CMV)
(enveloped virus)

Cytomegalovirus is an icosahedral capsid (spherical shape). The enveloped virus belongs to the Herpesviridae family.

Cytomegalovirus infection causes cytomegalic inclusion disease, which particularly poses a high risk to foetuses and new-born babies. It may cause neurological deficits or damage inner organs.

The main transmission path is direct or indirect contact with contaminated persons or objects.

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Cytomegalus virus (CMV)
These viruses have glycoproteins on their envelope, which are potential targets for external influences.

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