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Application of UL144 molecular typing to determine epidemiology of cytomegalovirus infections in preterm infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16517906     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Sequence analysis of the UL144 gene of human cytomegalovirus (CMV) was used to investigate the epidemiology of CMV infections in preterm infants. Nosocomial transmission of CMV from congenitally infected infant to preterm twins was excluded based on distinct molecular profiles of CMV strains. Indistinguishable molecular profiles between strains from the mother and the infant indicated postnatal acquisition of CMV through breastfeeding.
R Stranska; R Schuurman; M Toet; M Verboon-Maciolek; L S de Vries; A M van Loon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0095-1137     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  2006 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-03-06     Completed Date:  2006-06-05     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1108-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Virology, Eijkman-Winkler Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Base Sequence
Breast Feeding / adverse effects
Cross Infection / epidemiology,  transmission,  virology
Cytomegalovirus / classification*,  genetics*,  isolation & purification
Cytomegalovirus Infections / epidemiology*,  transmission,  virology*
DNA Primers / genetics
DNA, Viral / genetics
Genes, Viral
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature
Membrane Glycoproteins / genetics*
Milk, Human / virology
Molecular Epidemiology
Netherlands / epidemiology
Viral Proteins / genetics*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/DNA Primers; 0/DNA, Viral; 0/Membrane Glycoproteins; 0/UL144 ORF protein, Human herpesvirus 5; 0/Viral Proteins

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