Susceptibility to cytomegalovirus, parvovirus B19 and age-dependent differences in levels of rubella antibodies among pregnant women.

@article{Barlinn2014SusceptibilityTC,
  title={Susceptibility to cytomegalovirus, parvovirus B19 and age-dependent differences in levels of rubella antibodies among pregnant women.},
  author={Regine Barlinn and Kirsti K. Vainio and Helvi Holm Samdal and Svein Arne Nordb\o and Hanne N\okleby and Susanne G Dudman},
  journal={Journal of medical virology},
  year={2014},
  volume={86 5},
  pages={820-6}
}
Infections caused by cytomegalovirus (CMV), parvovirus B19 (B19), and rubella can lead to serious complications in pregnant women. The aim of this study was to determine the susceptibility to CMV, B19, and rubella antibodies in pregnant women in Norway. Consecutive sera samples were collected from pregnant women in two different regions in Norway. Sera were collected from age groups; ≤19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, and ≥40 years old. Of the 2,000 pregnant women tested, anti-CMV IgG was… CONTINUE READING