Congenital cytomegalovirus infection: disease burden and screening tools : towards newborn screening

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Vries, Jutte Jacoba Catharina de;
(2012)
  • Subject: Hearing impairment | Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) | Newborn screening | Dried blood spots
    mesheuropmc: otorhinolaryngologic diseases | virus diseases

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is the most common congenital viral infection worldwide. The symptom of congenital CMV infection encountered most frequently is sensorineural hearing loss, which will affect approximately one out of five congenitally infected newborns. Bec... View more
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