Vaccination against the human cytomegalovirus

Academic Article


  • The human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) is the most important infectious cause of congenital abnormalities and also of infectious complications of transplantation. The biology of the infection is complex and acquired immunity does not always prevent reinfection. Nevertheless, vaccine development is far advanced, with numerous candidate vaccines being tested, both live and inactivated. This article summarizes the status of the candidate vaccines.
  • Published In

  • Vaccine  Journal
  • Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    Author List

  • Plotkin SA; Boppana SB
  • Start Page

  • 7437
  • End Page

  • 7442
  • Volume

  • 37
  • Issue

  • 50