Birth prevalence of congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in a cohort of pregnant women in Bangladesh

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a frequent cause of congenital infection in humans in all regions of the world. In contrast to most congenital viral infections, congenital CMV infection and disease have been consistently demonstrated in populations with a high seroprevalence. Three hundred pregnant women were studied prospectively in their 1st, 2nd and 3rd trimester to determine the seroprevalence and seroconversion of CMV in pregnancy.

 

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