Increased risk of cytomegalovirus transmission in utero during late gestation.

  title={Increased risk of cytomegalovirus transmission in utero during late gestation.},
  author={Monique Bod{\'e}us and Corinne Hubinont and Patrick Goubau},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={93 5 Pt 1},
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the rate of human cytomegalovirus transmission in utero is related to the gestational age at the time of maternal infection. METHODS One hundred twenty-three pregnant women followed in our units between 1988 and 1998 were studied retrospectively. Each had developed a primary infection with cytomegalovirus evidenced by a seroconversion, confirmed by specific enzyme immunoassays. Infants were diagnosed by urine culture. RESULTS Regardless of gestational age at… CONTINUE READING
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