Congenital and Perinatal Human Cytomegalovirus Infections

  • Monto Ho
Part of the Current Topics in Infectious Disease book series (CTID)


One can define operationally a number of distinct neonatal infections, although there is still lack of consensus regarding terminology. An infection is a virological event documented by isolation of virus or by serologic evidence. More often than not it is asymptomatic, subclinical, or inapparent. When it is accompanied by manifestation of disease, we speak of “symptomatic” infection or infection with disease.


Intelligence Quotient Congenital Infection Perinatal Infection Diaphragmatic Eventration Cytomegalic Inclusion Disease 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Monto Ho
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  1. 1.Graduate School of Public Health and School of MedicineUniversity of PittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Presbyterian — University HospitalPittsburghUSA

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