Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the leading infectious agent causing congenital sensorineural hearing loss and psychomotor retardation. CMV vaccine is currently unavailable and treatment options in pregnancy are limited. Susceptible pregnant women caring for children are at high risk for primary infection. CMV educational and hygienic measures have the potential to prevent primary maternal infection.

Prevention of Primary Cytomegalovirus Infection in Pregnancy

REVELLO, MARIA GRAZIA;AROSSA, ALESSIA;SPINILLO, ARSENIO;KLERSY, CATHERINE;GERNA, GIUSEPPE;
2015-01-01

Abstract

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the leading infectious agent causing congenital sensorineural hearing loss and psychomotor retardation. CMV vaccine is currently unavailable and treatment options in pregnancy are limited. Susceptible pregnant women caring for children are at high risk for primary infection. CMV educational and hygienic measures have the potential to prevent primary maternal infection.
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