Importance of congenital cytomegalovirus infections as a cause for pre-lingual hearing loss.

@article{Nance2006ImportanceOC,
  title={Importance of congenital cytomegalovirus infections as a cause for pre-lingual hearing loss.},
  author={Walter E. Nance and B Gail Lim and Kelley Melissa Dodson},
  journal={Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology},
  year={2006},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={221-5}
}
BACKGROUND No large population based studies of newborn hearing screening have reported the population frequency of more than one specific form of deafness. OBJECTIVES To combine available data on the overall incidence of pre-lingual deafness with estimates for specific causes to gain insight into age-related changes in the prevalence of the major causes of pre-lingual deafness. STUDY DESIGN The incidence of deafness in England was adjusted for the exclusion of unilateral losses to obtain… CONTINUE READING