Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the most common cause of congenital-acquired infection in the United States and preterm birth continues to be a world-wide public health problem. Given infection has been shown to play a role in preterm delivery; the objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of congenital CMV infection in a population of preterm infants and determine if it a risk factor for preterm birth.
Cytomegalovirus, preterm birth
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