Congenital cytomegalovirus infection following primary maternal infection in the third trimester.

  title={Congenital cytomegalovirus infection following primary maternal infection in the third trimester.},
  author={Liat Gindes and Michal Teperberg-Oikawa and Dan Sherman and J. Fernandez Pardo and Galia Rahav},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  volume={115 7},
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of primary cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in the third trimester on fetal outcome. DESIGN Observational study. SETTING Four perinatal departments in tertiary hospitals in Israel. POPULATION Twenty-eight women with primary CMV infection acquired after 25 weeks of gestation. METHODS Prenatal evaluation included amniocentesis and ultrasonographic examinations. Maternal infection was determined from seroconversion and presence of low avidity anti-CMV… CONTINUE READING


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