ERIC Number: EJ603406
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Hearing Loss and Cytomegalovirus.
Volta Review, v99 n5 p71-74 1997
Cytomegalovirus is the most common cause of congenital virally induced hearing loss. Maternal infection is most often asymptomatic as is the infection in the newborn. Hearing loss occurs in both clinically apparent infection and in the asymptomatic infection. Current methods of detection, treatment, and prevention and research efforts are presented. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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Note: Theme Issue: Medical Aspects of Hearing Loss for the Consumer and the Professional.