Cytomegalovirus (CMV): What Women Need to Know, August 14, 2017

(2017) Cytomegalovirus (CMV): What Women Need to Know, August 14, 2017. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

CMV is most commonly transmitted by young children at home or work. Those infected with CMV often show no signs or symptoms, others may have mild flu-like symptoms such as fever, sore throat or fatigue. When CMV occurs during pregnancy the baby can become infected before birth (congenital CMV) and this may cause damage to the brain, eyes and or inner ears. Children born with congenital CMV may develop permanent medical conditions and disabilities such as deafness, blindness, cerebral palsy, other mental and physical disabilities, seizures and in some cases it may result in death.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Cytomegalovirus (CMV), fact sheet, public health
Subjects: Health and medicine
Health and medicine > Diseases
Health and medicine > Public health
ID Code: 31592
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 30 Mar 2020 13:43
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2020 13:43
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/31592