Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection

Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Therapy

  • Gabriele Halwachs-Baumann

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Gabriele Halwachs-Baumann
    Pages 11-51
  3. Gabriele Halwachs-Baumann
    Pages 53-73
  4. Gabriele Halwachs-Baumann
    Pages 75-89
  5. Thorsten W. Orlikowsky
    Pages 91-105
  6. Gabriele Halwachs-Baumann
    Pages 107-119
  7. Evelyn Walter, Christine Brennig, Vera Schöllbauer
    Pages 121-144
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 145-151

About this book

Introduction

Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is the most common intrauterine transmitted viral infection, with a tremendous impact on fetuses and newborns. In this book the history of this disease, its pathophysiological background, epidemiology and symptoms, as well as diagnostic and therapeutic strategies, will be discussed. Since economic aspects are gaining more and more importance in health politics, one chapter is dedicated to this issue in the context of congenital CMV infection. The content is based on the latest scientific findings and written in an understandable manner, allowing persons not working in the field of congenital CMV to also profit from it. Thus, this book is of interest for medical doctors, nurses, midwives, economists, but also for men and women who want to inform themselves about this topic.

Editors and affiliations

  • Gabriele Halwachs-Baumann
    • 1
  1. 1.Department for Laboratory MedicineRegional Hospital SteyrSteyrAustria

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-0208-4
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Vienna 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Vienna
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-7091-0207-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-7091-0208-4
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