Longitudinal investigation of hearing disorders in children with congenital cytomegalovirus.

@article{Dahle2000LongitudinalIO,
  title={Longitudinal investigation of hearing disorders in children with congenital cytomegalovirus.},
  author={A J Dahle and Karen B Fowler and J. D. Maitland Wright and Suresh B. Boppana and William J Britt and Robert F Pass},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Audiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={283-90}
}
This investigation consisted of a longitudinal study of the effects of congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection on hearing sensitivity in 860 children with documented asymptomatic or symptomatic congenital CMV infection. Of the 651 children with asymptomatic CMV infection, 48 (7.4%) developed sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL), compared to 85 (40.7%) of the children with symptomatic CMV infection. Children in both groups experienced latent effects consisting of delayed onset of loss, threshold… CONTINUE READING