Incidence of cytomegalovirus infection among the general population and pregnant women in the United States

@article{Colugnati2007IncidenceOC,
  title={Incidence of cytomegalovirus infection among the general population and pregnant women in the United States},
  author={Fernando AB Colugnati and Stephanie Staras and Sheila C Dollard and Michael Cannon},
  journal={BMC Infectious Diseases},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={71 - 71}
}
BACKGROUND Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common opportunistic infection among HIV-infected individuals, a major source of serious complications among organ-transplant recipients, and a leading cause of hearing loss, vision loss, and mental retardation among congenitally infected children. Women infected for the first time during pregnancy are especially likely to transmit CMV to their fetuses. More children suffer serious disabilities caused by congenital CMV than by several better-known childhood… CONTINUE READING

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