Congenital cytomegalovirus infection: audiologic outcome.

  title={Congenital cytomegalovirus infection: audiologic outcome.},
  author={Karen B Fowler},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  volume={57 Suppl 4},
The association between congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection and sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) was first described almost 50 years ago. Studies over the intervening decades have further described the relationship between congenital CMV infection and SNHL in children. However, congenital CMV infection remains a leading cause of SNHL in children in the United States and the world today. As more CMV infections are identified, it is important to recognize that infants who are born to… CONTINUE READING


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