Histopathological analysis of placentas with congenital cytomegalovirus infection.

Affiliation

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is the most common cause of congenital viral infections in humans. The unusual structure of the placenta plays a pivotal role in CMV transmission from mothers to fetuses. The aim of this study was to evaluate the histopathological findings of placentas with congenital CMV infections.

Keywords

Congenital infection,Cytomegalovirus,Immunohistochemistry,Pathology,Placenta,

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