Epidemiological survey of human cytomegalovirus antibody levels in children from Southeastern China

@inproceedings{Zhang2014EpidemiologicalSO,
  title={Epidemiological survey of human cytomegalovirus antibody levels in children from Southeastern China},
  author={Qi Zhang and Yan Gao and Y. N. Peng and Miao Fu and Yan-qing Liu and Qiu-Ju Zhou and Jian Ping Yu and Xiao-qun Zheng},
  booktitle={Virology Journal},
  year={2014}
}
This study investigated infection status and distribution of human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) serum markers in hospitalized children from the Wenzhou region. This survey was performed on 10,147 hospitalized children from birth to 14 years of age in Southeastern China (Wenzhou region) from March 2010 to March 2013. IgM and IgG antibodies to HCMV were quantitatively detected by chemiluminescence immunoassay (CLIA). HCMV IgM or IgG detection rates, concentration, and distribution in various age groups… CONTINUE READING