Congenital Cytomegalovirus

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Congenital Cytomegalovirus

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Congenital Cytomegalovirus" returned 143 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Congenital cytomegalovirus infections in sub-Saharan Africa--a neglected and growing problem.
 

Author(s): Matthew Bates, John Tembo, Alimuddin Zumla

Journal: Trop. Med. Int. Health. 2014 Aug;19(8):996-8.

 

Last Updated: 1 Jul 2014

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A randomized trial of hyperimmune globulin to prevent congenital cytomegalovirus.
 

Author(s): Maria Grazia Revello, Tiziana Lazzarotto, Brunella Guerra, Arsenio Spinillo, Enrico Ferrazzi, Alessandra Kustermann, Secondo Guaschino, Patrizia Vergani, Tullia Todros, Tiziana Frusca, Alessia Arossa, Milena Furione, Vanina Rognoni, Nicola Rizzo, Liliana Gabrielli, Catherine Klersy, Giuseppe Gerna,

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2014 Apr;370(14):1316-26.

 

Congenital infection with human cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality. In an uncontrolled study published in 2005, administration of CMV-specific hyperimmune globulin to pregnant women with primary CMV infection significantly reduced the rate of intrauterine ...

Last Updated: 3 Apr 2014

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Evaluation of cortical processing of language by use of positron emission tomography in hearing loss children with congenital cytomegalovirus infection.
 

Author(s): Hideaki Moteki, Mika Suzuki, Yasushi Naito, Keizo Fujiwara, Kazuhiro Oguchi, Shin-ya Nishio, Satoshi Iwasaki, Shin-ichi Usami

Journal: Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol.. 2014 Feb;78(2):285-9.

 

To predict cochlear implant efficacy and investigate the cortical processing of the visual component of language in profoundly deafened patients with asymptomatic congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection.

Last Updated: 20 Jan 2014

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The terms "Congenital Cytomegalovirus" returned 15 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Systematic review of the birth prevalence of congenital cytomegalovirus infection in developing countries.
 

Author(s): Tatiana M Lanzieri, Sheila C Dollard, Stephanie R Bialek, Scott D Grosse

Journal: Int. J. Infect. Dis.. 2014 May;22():44-8.

 

Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is the leading infectious cause of congenital hearing loss and neurodevelopmental disability in developed countries. Information on congenital CMV infection in developing countries appears to be lacking.

Last Updated: 21 Apr 2014

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Properties and mechanisms of immunoglobulins for congenital cytomegalovirus disease.
 

Author(s): Giustino Parruti, Ennio Polilli, Tamara Ursini, Monica Tontodonati

Journal: Clin. Infect. Dis.. 2013 Dec;57 Suppl 4():S185-8.

 

Immunoglobulins are one major component of adaptive immunity to external and resident microorganisms, evolving very early in phylogenesis. They help eukaryotes in controlling infections, mainly through their neutralizing activity, which quenches both the cytopathic and inflammatory ...

Last Updated: 22 Nov 2013

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Congenital cytomegalovirus infection: an obstetrician's point of view.
 

Author(s): David E Soper

Journal: Clin. Infect. Dis.. 2013 Dec;57 Suppl 4():S171-3.

 

Maternal cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the cause of the most frequent congenital infection in America; however, pregnant women are not routinely screened. Primary CMV infection is associated with a high maternal-to-child transmission rate (40%); up to 15% of these infected neonates will ...

Last Updated: 22 Nov 2013

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

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

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection

 

Last Updated: 12 May 2014

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Congenital Cytomegalovirus: Efficacy of Antiviral Treatment
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection; Sensorineural Hearing Loss

 

Last Updated: 4 Dec 2013

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A Randomized Trial to Prevent Congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection; Maternal Cytomegalovirus Infection

 

Last Updated: 28 Oct 2014

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