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Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection as a Cause of Sensorineural Hearing Loss in a Highly Immune Population

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Background: The burden of congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV)-associated sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) in populations with CMV seroprevalence approaching 100% is unknown. The purpose of this study was to assess the rate, associated factors, and predictors of SNHL in CMV-infected infants identified by newborn screening in a highly seropositive maternal population.
Methods: Newborns with positive saliva CMV-DNA that was confirmed by virus iso...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Publisher's website
Journal:
Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal Journal website
Volume:
30
Issue:
12
Pages:
1043-1046
Publication date:
2011-12-01
Acceptance date:
2011-07-13
DOI:
EISSN:
1532-0987
ISSN:
0891-3668
Pmid:
21857262
Source identifiers:
172065
Language:
English
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pubs:172065
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uuid:49dbd122-37ff-48cf-b9e0-435559f97112
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pubs:172065
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2018-03-14

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