Congenital Cytomegalovirus

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Congenital Cytomegalovirus

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Congenital Cytomegalovirus" returned 172 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Valganciclovir for Congenital Cytomegalovirus.
 

Author(s): David W Kimberlin, Inmaculada Aban, Edward P Acosta

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2015 Jun;372(25):2463.

 

Last Updated: 18 Jun 2015

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Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection in Monozygotic Twins with Twin-to-twin Transfusion Syndrome.
 

Author(s): Junya Nakajima, Daisuke Sunohara, Hisashi Kawashima

Journal: Indian Pediatr. 2015 May;52(5):429-31.

 

Symptoms of congenital cytomegalovirus infection remains unclear.

Last Updated: 11 Jun 2015

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Valganciclovir for symptomatic congenital cytomegalovirus disease.
 

Author(s): David W Kimberlin, Penelope M Jester, Pablo J Sánchez, Amina Ahmed, Ravit Arav-Boger, Marian G Michaels, Negar Ashouri, Janet A Englund, Benjamin Estrada, Richard F Jacobs, José R Romero, Sunil K Sood, M Suzanne Whitworth, Mark J Abzug, Mary T Caserta, Sandra Fowler, Jorge Lujan-Zilbermann, Gregory A Storch, Roberta L DeBiasi, Jin-Young Han, April Palmer, Leonard B Weiner, Joseph A Bocchini, Penelope H Dennehy, Adam Finn, Paul D Griffiths, Suzanne Luck, Kathleen Gutierrez, Natasha Halasa, James Homans, Andi L Shane, Michael Sharland, Kari Simonsen, John A Vanchiere, Charles R Woods, Diane L Sabo, Inmaculada Aban, Huichien Kuo, Scott H James, Mark N Prichard, Jill Griffin, Dusty Giles, Edward P Acosta, Richard J Whitley,

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2015 Mar;372(10):933-43.

 

The treatment of symptomatic congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease with intravenous ganciclovir for 6 weeks has been shown to improve audiologic outcomes at 6 months, but the benefits wane over time.

Last Updated: 5 Mar 2015

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The terms "Congenital Cytomegalovirus" returned 19 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Immunobiology of congenital cytomegalovirus infection of the central nervous system—the murine cytomegalovirus model.
 

Author(s): Irena Slavuljica, Daria Kveštak, Peter Csaba Huszthy, Kate Kosmac, William J Britt, Stipan Jonjić

Journal: Cell. Mol. Immunol.. 2015 Mar;12(2):180-91.

 

Congenital human cytomegalovirus infection is a leading infectious cause of long-term neurodevelopmental sequelae, including mental retardation and hearing defects. Strict species specificity of cytomegaloviruses has restricted the scope of studies of cytomegalovirus infection in ...

Last Updated: 2 Mar 2015

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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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Congenital Cytomegalovirus: Efficacy of Antiviral Treatment
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection; Sensorineural Hearing Loss

 

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2015

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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 Oct 2015

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

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection

 

Last Updated: 30 Nov 2015

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