Primary cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in pregnancy: Diagnostic value of CMV PCR in saliva compared to urine at birth.

Affiliation

Laboratory Prof. Gisela Enders and colleagues, MVZ, Stuttgart, Germany. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Due to its ease of collection saliva was recently recommended as the preferred specimen, not only for screening, but also for diagnosis of congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection.

Keywords

Congenital,Cytomegalovirus,Diagnosis,PCR,Pregnancy,Saliva,

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