volume 30, issue 3, P307-312 2016
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2015.1119241
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Mahmoud S. Taha, Baha A. Abdalhamid, Samy A. El-Badawy, Yasser M. Sorour, Fahad M. Almsned, Mousa A. Al-Abbadi

Abstract: A role for human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) in the pathogenesis of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) was proposed more than a decade ago and has since generated a considerable debate as a possible therapeutic target. We investigate the presence of HCMV in the specimens of patients with GBM treated in our centre. This is a retrospective cohort study to investigate the presence of HCMV by routine immunohistochemical stains and polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based molecular analysis on formalin-fixed-paraffin-embedded t…

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