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Cytomegalovirus infection in pregnancy

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Author(s):
Flávia Naddeo [1] ; Ana Maria Passos-Castilho [2] ; Celso Granato [3]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Universidade Federal de São Paulo - Brasil
[2] Universidade Federal de São Paulo - Brasil
[3] Universidade Federal de São Paulo - Brasil
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial; v. 51, n. 5, p. 310-314, 2015-10-00.
Abstract

ABSTRACTCongenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is the leading cause of infectious congenital defects and disabilities. Its transmission can occur in primary and non-primary infections; however the transmission rate is considerably higher in primary infections. The diagnosis of congenital infection is complex, and there is a discussion concerning serological evaluation during pregnancy. This article aims to review the literature concerning CMV infection, its diagnosis and epidemiology. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 13/03701-0 - Identification of lipidomic markers with diagnostic potential in hepatocellular carcinoma
Grantee:Ana Maria Passos
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 15/02245-6 - Seroprevalence of antibodies of Cytomegalovirus among pregnant Women
Grantee:Flávia de Oliveira Naddeo
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation