Congenital Cytomegalovirus

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Congenital Cytomegalovirus

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The STD Project

Established in April of 2012 during STD Awareness Month, The STD Project is a multi-award-winning independent website and progressive movement eradicating STD stigma by facilitating and encouraging awareness, education, and acceptance through story-telling and resource recommendations. We are taking steps toward modern-day sexual health and prevention by advocating for conscientious and informed decisions.

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2016

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Following organizations serve the condition "Congenital Cytomegalovirus" for support, advocacy or research.

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The STD Project

Established in April of 2012 during STD Awareness Month, The STD Project is a multi-award-winning independent website and progressive movement eradicating STD stigma by facilitating and encouraging awareness, education, and acceptance through story-telling and resource recommendations. We are taking steps toward modern-day sexual health and prevention by advocating for conscientious and informed decisions.

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Last Updated: 11 Jul 2016

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The terms "Congenital Cytomegalovirus" returned 189 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

PPARγ Is Activated during Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection and Inhibits Neuronogenesis from Human Neural Stem Cells.
 

Author(s): Maude Rolland, Xiaojun Li, Yann Sellier, Hélène Martin, Teresa Perez-Berezo, Benjamin Rauwel, Alexandra Benchoua, Bettina Bessières, Jacqueline Aziza, Nicolas Cenac, Minhua Luo, Charlotte Casper, Marc Peschanski, Daniel Gonzalez-Dunia, Marianne Leruez-Ville, Christian Davrinche, Stéphane Chavanas

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Congenital infection by human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) is a leading cause of permanent sequelae of the central nervous system, including sensorineural deafness, cerebral palsies or devastating neurodevelopmental abnormalities (0.1% of all births). To gain insight on the impact of HCMV ...

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2016

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Development of a real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction assay for the detection of congenital human cytomegalovirus infection in urine samples.
 

Author(s): Marco Ligozzi, Mara Poggi, Marilena Saletti, Davide Gibellini

Journal: Mol. Cell. Probes. 2016 Feb;30(1):50-2.

 

A TaqMan real-time quantitative PCR (qPCR), based on amplification of HCMV UL54 gene specific sequence, was developed and compared with shell vial viral culture assay, the gold standard technique for the diagnosis of congenital HCMV infection, using urine samples collected from 110 ...

Last Updated: 7 Feb 2016

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Combined genetic variants of human cytomegalovirus envelope glycoproteins as congenital infection markers.
 

Author(s): Maria-Cristina Arcangeletti, Rosita Vasile Simone, Isabella Rodighiero, Flora De Conto, Maria-Cristina Medici, Davide Martorana, Carlo Chezzi, Adriana Calderaro

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Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) is still considered to be the main viral cause of birth defects and long-term neurological and sensory sequelae following congenital infection. Several Authors sustain a key role of HCMV envelope glycoproteins, such as gB, gN and gO - mainly involved in ...

Last Updated: 27 Nov 2015

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The terms "Congenital Cytomegalovirus" returned 21 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Strain Variation and Disease Severity in Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection: In Search of a Viral Marker.
 

Author(s): Ravit Arav-Boger

Journal: Infect. Dis. Clin. North Am.. 2015 Sep;29(3):401-14.

 

The wide spectrum of congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease and known differences in the biology and in vitro growth of CMV strains continue to drive studies in search for specific viral genetic determinants that may predict severity of congenital CMV disease. Several CMV genes ...

Last Updated: 28 Aug 2015

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Passive Immunization against Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection: Current State of Knowledge.
 

Author(s): Julia Jückstock, Markus Rothenburger, Klaus Friese, Friederike Traunmüller

Journal: Pharmacology. 2015 ;95(5-6):209-17.

 

Primary infection with the human cytomegalovirus (CMV) occurs in 1-4% of pregnancies. The rates of maternal-fetal CMV transmissions are around 25, 36, 41, and 66%, for infections occurring in the peri-conceptional weeks, first, second, and third trimester of pregnancy, respectively. ...

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2015

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Dried blood spots PCR assays to screen congenital cytomegalovirus infection: a meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Li Wang, Xiaoxing Xu, Huiping Zhang, Jihong Qian, Jianxing Zhu

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The performance of dried blood spots (DBS) polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assays in screening for congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV) infection varies between different studies. To determine whether the DBS PCR assay has sufficient accuracy to be used as a screening test for cCMV infection, ...

Last Updated: 24 Apr 2015

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Diagnosis of Congenital CMV Infection in Neonates Who Failed Newborn Hearing Screening
 

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Condition Summary: Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection

 

Last Updated: 23 Aug 2016

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Assesment of Olfactory Disorders and Performance of a New Olfactory Test in Children With Congenital CMV
 

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Condition Summary: Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection

 

Last Updated: 30 May 2016

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Congenital Cytomegalovirus: Efficacy of Antiviral Treatment
 

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Condition Summary: Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection; Sensorineural Hearing Loss

 

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2015

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