Congenital Cytomegalovirus

Common Name(s)

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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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Congenital Cytomegalovirus" returned 182 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prevalence of congenital cytomegalovirus infection in symptomatic newborns under 3 weeks in Tehran, Iran.
 

Author(s): Mina Ebrahimi-Rad, Talayeh Seyed Shakeri, Fariba Shirvani, Kiana Shahrokhi, Nader Shahrokhi

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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common cause of congenital infection worldwide and infants with symptomatic congenital CMV (cCMV) infection are at significantly increased risk of developing adverse long-term outcomes. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of cCMV infections in symptomatic ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Knowledge of congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV) among physical and occupational therapists in the United States.
 

Author(s): Kathleen M Muldoon, Amy Armstrong-Heimsoth, Jodi Thomas

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Congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV) infections cause more children to have permanent disabilities than Down Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Spina Bifida, and pediatric HIV/AIDS combined. The risk of infection during pregnancy can be significantly decreased using universal precautions, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Intrauterine fetal death due to congenital cytomegalovirus infection.
 

Author(s): Stefano Licci

Journal: Braz J Infect Dis. ;21(5):567-568.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Congenital Cytomegalovirus" returned 24 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Congenital Human Cytomegalovirus Infection and the Enigma of Maternal Immunity.
 

Author(s): William J Britt

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Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) is the most common viral infection acquired by the developing human fetus and can result in damage to the developing central nervous system. Although vaccine development to modify this congenital infection is ongoing, the unique epidemiology of maternal ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Congenital Cytomegalovirus infection: advances and challenges in diagnosis, prevention and treatment.
 

Author(s): Concetta Marsico, David W Kimberlin

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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the most frequent cause of congenital infection worldwide, with an estimated incidence in developing countries of 0.6-0.7% of all live births. The burden of disease related to congenital CMV in substantial, as it is the leading non-genetic cause of sensorineural ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Neonatal gastrointestinal involvement and congenital cytomegalovirus.
 

Author(s): Alessandro Porta, Adriana Avanzini, Marta Bellini, Rosa Maria Crossignani, Stefano Fiocchi, Stefano Martinelli, Luciana Parola

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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the most common cause of congenital viral infection, affecting 0.2 to 2.3% of all live births in developed countries. Very low birth weight and extremely low birth weight newborns are at higher risk of symptomatic CMV infection, most commonly secondary and ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Asymptomatic Congenital CMV Treatment
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection

 

Last Updated: 14 Dec 2017

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

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection

 

Last Updated: 6 Sep 2017

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A Randomized Trial to Prevent Congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection; Maternal Cytomegalovirus Infection

 

Last Updated: 19 Jul 2017

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