Other Names for this Disease
- CMV antenatal infection
- Cytomegalovirus antenatal infection
- Fetal cytomegalovirus syndrome
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- The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) developed a publication that discusses birth defects. The education pamphlet on birth defects discusses congenital cytomegalovirus infection. You can view the brochure by visiting the link provided above.
- The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) is a federation of more than 130 nonprofit voluntary health organizations serving people with rare disorders. Click on the link to view information on this topic.
- Orphanet is a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs. Access to this database is free of charge.
- Fowler KB, Pass RF. Risk factors for congenital cytomegalovirus infection in the offspring of young women: Exposure to young children and recent onset of sexual activity. Pediatrics, 2006; 118: e286-e292.