Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

, Volume 14, Issue 2, pp 183–189

Autism and congenital cytomegalovirus

  • E. Gene Stubbs
  • Elizabeth Ash
  • Christopher P. S. Williams


Two cases of congenital cytomegalovirus infection associated with autism are reported. The viral hypothesis of autism is discussed along with a brief review of the literature. Suggestions are made for future research.


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Gene Stubbs
    • 1
  • Elizabeth Ash
    • 1
  • Christopher P. S. Williams
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Medicine, Crippled Children's DivisionThe Oregon Health Sciences UniversityPortland

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