Retrospective diagnosis of congenital cytomegalovirus infection in children with autism spectrum disorder but no other major neurologic deficit.

@article{Sakamoto2015RetrospectiveDO,
  title={Retrospective diagnosis of congenital cytomegalovirus infection in children with autism spectrum disorder but no other major neurologic deficit.},
  author={Ayako Sakamoto and Hiroyuki Moriuchi and Junko Matsuzaki and Kazunori Motoyama and Masako Moriuchi},
  journal={Brain & development},
  year={2015},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={200-5}
}
AIM Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection can cause a variety of neurological deficits of delayed onset in infants who are asymptomatic at birth. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of congenital CMV infection among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in Nagasaki, Japan. METHODS Twenty-nine children with ASD who were born in Nagasaki and had no other major neurological deficits were recruited. Two of the patients were excluded due to significant perinatal… CONTINUE READING
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