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Fifteen-minute consultation: diagnosis and management of congenital CMV.

Abstract:

Congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV) infection can result in permanent neurological problems and is a potentially preventable cause of sensorineural hearing loss in the UK. There is an urgency to diagnose and assess cCMV as antiviral treatment and has only been shown to be effective if started in the first 4 weeks of life. A recent randomised controlled trial of 6 months of treatment using oral valganciclovir has shown modest benefit in preventing hearing deterioration and in improving some neur...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Paediatrics
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Archives of Disease in Childhood. Education and Practice Edition Journal website
Volume:
101
Issue:
5
Pages:
232-235
Publication date:
2016-06-05
Acceptance date:
2016-05-24
DOI:
EISSN:
1743-0593
ISSN:
1743-0585
Pubs id:
pubs:731281
URN:
uri:096c5c8b-d097-47c5-963e-98fb652bd2fc
UUID:
uuid:096c5c8b-d097-47c5-963e-98fb652bd2fc
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pubs:731281
Language:
English
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