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Clinical Outcome: Acute Symptoms and Sleeping Hazards

  • Thorsten W. OrlikowskyEmail author
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Abstract

Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is the most common potentially disabling perinatal infectious disease and most common viral cause of congenital infections, present in high- as well as low-resource countries. If primary infection occurs in the developing fetus or neonate, consequences can be severe: As an important contributor to serious neurodevelopmental sequelae in children, CMV infection affects 1% of all life births [1].

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeonatologyUniversity Children’s HospitalAachenGermany

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