The role of the placenta in the pathogenesis of congenital cytomegalovirus infection: is the benefit of cytomegalovirus immune globulin for the newborn mediated through improved placental health and function?

Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Oct 15;43(8):1001-3. doi: 10.1086/507642. Epub 2006 Sep 6.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Editorial
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Cytomegalovirus Infections* / congenital
  • Cytomegalovirus Infections* / drug therapy
  • Female
  • Fetal Diseases / prevention & control
  • Humans
  • Immunoglobulins / therapeutic use*
  • Immunoglobulins, Intravenous
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Infant, Newborn, Diseases / prevention & control
  • Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical / prevention & control
  • Placenta / virology*
  • Placenta Diseases / virology*
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Complications, Infectious / drug therapy
  • Pregnancy Complications, Infectious / virology*
  • Prenatal Care / methods

Substances

  • Immunoglobulins
  • Immunoglobulins, Intravenous
  • cytomegalovirus-specific hyperimmune globulin