The data show the rate of viral conversion for septic patients whose blood or plasma initially tested negative for virus and who subsequently became positive during the course of their sepsis. The time is in days after patients met the criteria for a diagnosis of sepsis. Of the septic patients, overall 24 percent were positive for CMV, 53 percent for EBV, 14 percent for HSV, 10 percent for HHV-6 and 78 percent for TTV. Abbreviations: Cytomegalovirus, CMV; Epstein-Barr virus, EBV; HSV, herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2; HHV-6, human herpes virus 6; Torque teno virus, TTV.
Citation: Walton AH, Muenzer JT, Rasche D, Boomer JS, Sato B, et al. (2014) Reactivation of Multiple Viruses in Patients with Sepsis. PLoS ONE 9(6): e98819. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0098819
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