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Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection

Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Therapy

  • Gabriele Halwachs-Baumann

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Gabriele Halwachs-Baumann
    Pages 11-54
  3. Gabriele Halwachs-Baumann
    Pages 55-73
  4. Gabriele Halwachs-Baumann
    Pages 75-89
  5. Thorsten W. Orlikowsky
    Pages 91-105
  6. Gabriele Halwachs-Baumann
    Pages 107-120
  7. E. Walter, C. Brennig, V. Schöllbauer, Gabriele Halwachs-Baumann
    Pages 121-144

About this book

Introduction

This second edition updates the reader on the most common intrauterine transmitted viral infection, CMV. The history of this disease, its pathophysiological background, epidemiology and symptoms, as well as diagnostic and therapeutic strategies, will be discussed in detail. Further a section specifically dedicated to prevention measures is included to the new edition. The chapter on virus-host interaction for defense and transmission is elaborately updated.

Keywords

Epidemiology Health Politics Intrauterine Transmission Pathophysiology Postnatal Therapy

Editors and affiliations

  • Gabriele Halwachs-Baumann
    • 1
  1. 1.Landeskrankenhaus SteyrSteyrAustria

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