Congenital Cytomegalovirus

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Congenital Cytomegalovirus

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Congenital Cytomegalovirus" returned 133 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Application of throat swab nested PCR in the diagnosis of congenital human cytomegalovirus infection in neonates].
 

Author(s): Xiao-Ting Wang, Zhi-Bing Dong, Li-Ming Luo, Min Deng

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2013 Dec;15(12):1086-8.

 

To evaluate the clinical application value of throat swab nested PCR for detecting active congenital human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) infection in neonates.

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2013

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Newborn screening for congenital cytomegalovirus using real-time polymerase chain reaction in umbilical cord blood.
 

Author(s): Galia Barkai, Asher Barzilai, Ella Mendelson, Michal Tepperberg-Oikawa, Daphne Ari-Even Roth, Jacob Kuint

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. 2013 Jun;15(6):279-83.

 

Congenital cytomegalovirus (C-CMV) infection affects 0.4-2% of newborn infants in Israel, most of whom are asymptomatic. Of these, 10-20% will subsequently develop hearing impairment and may have benetitted from early detection by neonatal screeing.

Last Updated: 25 Jul 2013

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Intraventricular hemorrhage and multiple intracranial cysts associated with congenital cytomegalovirus infection.
 

Author(s): Nithipun Suksumek, James N Scott, Rati Chadha, Kamran Yusuf

Journal: J. Clin. Microbiol.. 2013 Jul;51(7):2466-8.

 

Intraventricular hemorrhage with congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is rare and has been reported only in extremely premature infants or in association with thrombocytopenia. We report the first case of a full-term male infant with congenital CMV infection and intraventricular ...

Last Updated: 20 Jun 2013

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The terms "Congenital Cytomegalovirus" returned 12 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Congenital cytomegalovirus infection: new prospects for prevention and therapy.
 

Author(s): Elizabeth C Swanson, Mark R Schleiss

Journal: Pediatr. Clin. North Am.. 2013 Apr;60(2):335-49.

 

Cytomegalovirus is the commonest congenital viral infection in the developed world, with an overall prevalence of approximately 0.6%. Approximately 10% of congenitally infected infants have signs and symptoms of disease at birth, and these symptomatic infants have a substantial risk ...

Last Updated: 13 Mar 2013

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The "silent" global burden of congenital cytomegalovirus.
 

Author(s): Sheetal Manicklal, Vincent C Emery, Tiziana Lazzarotto, Suresh B Boppana, Ravindra K Gupta

Journal: Clin. Microbiol. Rev.. 2013 Jan;26(1):86-102.

 

Human cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a leading cause of congenital infections worldwide. In the developed world, following the virtual elimination of circulating rubella, it is the commonest nongenetic cause of childhood hearing loss and an important cause of neurodevelopmental delay. The ...

Last Updated: 8 Jan 2013

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Prevention of maternal and congenital cytomegalovirus infection.
 

Author(s): Julie Johnson, Brenna Anderson, Robert F Pass

Journal: Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Jun;55(2):521-30.

 

Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is an important cause of hearing impairment, mental retardation, and cerebral palsy. Principal sources of infection during pregnancy are young children and intimate contacts. Prevention of maternal and congenital CMV infection depends on ...

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2012

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Investigation of Six Weeks of Oral Valganciclovir Therapy in Infants and Children With Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection and Hearing Loss
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Congenital Cytomegalovirus; Hearing Loss

 

Last Updated: 17 Feb 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: 15 Nov 2013

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