Increased Prevalence of Preterm Birth in Asymptomatic Neonates with Congenital Cytomegalovirus (cCMV).
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Increased Prevalence of Preterm Birth in Asymptomatic Neonates with Congenital Cytomegalovirus (cCMV)
Vedanta S. Dariya, M.B;B.S.1,2, A. Chantal Caviness, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.1, Marily Flores, M.S.1, Holly Corwin, M.P.H.1 and Gail J. Harrison, M.D.1 for the Houston Congenital CMV Longitudinal Study
1Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Texas (77030),U.S.
2 Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Post-doctoral Fellow
*Gestational age and Preterm birth
*Study Design: Prospective, longitudinal follow-up study
#Clinical findings s/o cCMV: SGA, Generalized petechiae, Hepatomegaly, Splenomegaly, Microcephaly, Jaundice at birth
^Testing for CMV
Urine samples of patients born on the same day tested in batches of 3
Ratio of CMV (+) : Controls 1:2
Williamson WD, Percy AK, Yow MD, et al. Asymptomatic congenital cytomegalovirus infection: Audiologic, neuroradiologic and neuro-developmental abnormalities during the first year. Am J. Dis Child.1990
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