Background Cytomegalovirus causes a number of infectious syndromes in women and it may lead to congenital infections with a greater risk of death or sequelae after primary than after recurrent maternal infection Aims Serological screening for CMV infection in a population of pregnant women and identification of predictive factors for maternal anti-CMV seropositivity. Patients The overall sample included 1,769 pregnant women. Out of them 1,573 (88.9%) were indigenous and 196 (11.1%) immigrants.

Cytomegalovirus infection: a seroepidemiological study in a heterogeneous population of pregnant women

BALDO, VINCENZO;MENEGON, TIZIANA;FLOREANI, ANNAROSA;CARLETTI, MARISTELLA;GRELLA, PASQUALE;TRIVELLO, RENZO
1999

Abstract

Background Cytomegalovirus causes a number of infectious syndromes in women and it may lead to congenital infections with a greater risk of death or sequelae after primary than after recurrent maternal infection Aims Serological screening for CMV infection in a population of pregnant women and identification of predictive factors for maternal anti-CMV seropositivity. Patients The overall sample included 1,769 pregnant women. Out of them 1,573 (88.9%) were indigenous and 196 (11.1%) immigrants.
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