Marisa Márcia Mussi-Pinhata

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OBJECTIVES To determine the rates of congenital and perinatal cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection among infants born to mothers infected with HIV compared with infants born to mothers not infected with(More)
The seroprevalence of antibodies for HIV, syphilis, toxoplasmosis, cytomegalovirosis and rubella and its association with age and origin was investigated among pregnant women in Sergipe, northeastern(More)
OBJECTIVE The goal was to describe the frequency, characteristics, and correlates of infectious disease morbidity during the first 6 months of life among HIV-1-exposed but uninfected infants. (More)
OBJECTIVE To determine contribution of reinfection with new strains of cytomegalovirus in cytomegalovirus seromimmune women to incidence of congenital cytomegalovirus infection. STUDY DESIGN In(More)
In a prospective study, we evaluated the frequency, correlates, and clinical significance of perinatal or early-postnatal cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in <34-week-gestation infants (n=95) born to(More)
BACKGROUND Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the most frequent cause of congenital infections in humans. Prematurity occurs in as many as 34% of infants with symptomatic congenital CMV infection. OBJECTIVE(More)
A rapid test for the diagnosis of congenital CMV infection is still needed. This study evaluated the usefulness of dried blood and urine samples collected on filter paper for detecting(More)