What is congenital cytomegalovirus?

Also known as: congenital CMV.

Cytomegalovirus is a virus that causes a number of concerning symptoms in infants, but may be carried in adults without them even being aware of it. When a mother passes the virus to her unborn baby, and the baby is born with symptoms of the disease, this is known as congenital cytomegalovirus.

Reviewed by: P. Marcelo Laufer, MD

This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM

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