CMV has been called the 'neglected disease of the AIDS pandemic', in part because of limited access to treatment, especially in the developing world, where localised intra-ocular ganciclovir implants and systemic oral valganciclovir are unavailable or too costly.
What does GCV stand for?
GCV stands for Ganciclovir
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We have 44 other meanings of GCV in our Acronym Attic
- Geographic Change User Note Indicator
- Gonococcal Transformation Uptake Sequence (microbiology)
- Great Cornard Upper School and Technology College (Suffolk, UK)
- Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute (St. Pete Beach, FL)
- Graduate College of Union University (New York)
- Gulf Coast Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (Gulfport, MS)
- Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles (workshop; also seen as NGCUV)
- Georgetown County United Way (United Way of America branch; Georgetown County, SC)
- GIAC Certified Unix (security administrator)
- Crystal-Vintage Growth (stock symbol)
- Gas Control Valve (various companies)
- Gene Combination Value
- Generalized Cross Validation
- Gewone Commanditaire Vennootschap (Dutch)
- Global Causality Violation (quantum physics)
- Global Configuration Variable
- Going Concern Value (finance)
- Gonsenheimer Carneval-Verein
- Great Cardiac Vein
- Greater Checkerboard Vault (gaming)
Samples in periodicals archive:
[FIGURE 1 OMITTED] [FIGURE 2 OMITTED] The patient was commenced on intravenous ganciclovir for 2 weeks, with a moderate clinical response but without complete resolution of inflammatory markers and liver function.
The patient was treated with ganciclovir with resolution of the cytomegalovirus viraemia.
The company's liver transplant study will compare the efficacy, safety and tolerability of prophylactic use of CAMVIA versus oral ganciclovir when administered for up to 14 weeks for the prevention of cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease in recipients of orthotopic liver transplants at high risk for developing CMV disease.
Since cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection was suspected, ganciclovir (250 mg twice daily) was administered IV for 2 weeks.