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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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Congenital Cytomegalovirus" returned 186 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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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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Genetic mechanism associated with congenital cytomegalovirus infection and analysis of effects of the infection on pregnancy outcome.
 

Author(s): J M Li, H F Zhang, X Q Zhang, G L Huang, H Z Huang, W W Yu

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We aimed to compare the diagnostic value of various detection methods for cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, to investigate the genetic mechanism associated with CMV infection in pregnant women, and to analyze the risk of sequelae development in fetuses with CMV infection. A total of ...

Last Updated: 5 Nov 2015

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The terms "Congenital Cytomegalovirus" returned 20 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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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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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: 23 Aug 2016

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