Congenital Cytomegalovirus

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Congenital Cytomegalovirus

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Congenital Cytomegalovirus" returned 156 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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Educating women about congenital cytomegalovirus: assessment of health education materials through a web-based survey.
 

Author(s): Simani M Price, Erika Bonilla, Paul Zador, Denise M Levis, Christina L Kilgo, Michael J Cannon

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Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the most common congenital infection in the U.S. and can result in permanent disabilities, such as hearing and vision loss, intellectual disability, and psychomotor and language impairments. Women can adopt prevention behaviors in an attempt to ...

Last Updated: 11 Mar 2015

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Unusually difficult clinical presentation of an infant suffering from congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection combined with alpha 1-antitrypsin (A1AT) deficiency.
 

Author(s): Ines Potočnjak, Goran Tešović, Andrea Tešija Kuna, Mario Stefanović, Orjena Zaja

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Congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection and alpha 1-antitrypsin (A1AT) deficiency are separately well described entities, but their simultaneous occurrence can pose a special challenge to a clinician, especially dealing with optimal diagnostic as well as therapeutic approach. Congenital ...

Last Updated: 29 Oct 2014

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The terms "Congenital Cytomegalovirus" returned 17 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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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: 28 Oct 2014

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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: 27 Jul 2015

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