Pregnancy and CMV (Cytomegalovirus)

 

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

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If you are pregnant and have CMV, the virus in your blood can cross through your placenta and infect your developing baby. This is more likely to happen if you have a frst-time CMV infection while pregnant but can also happen if you have a subsequent infection during pregnancy. You are not likely to.

There are two different types of Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection: primary CMV and recurrent CMV infection. Primary CMV infection can cause more serious problems in pregnancy than recurrent CMV infection can. However, if a person’s immune system is seriously weakened in any way, the virus can become active and cause CMV disease. Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a member of the herpes virus family.

It’s the virus most frequently passed on to babies during pregnancy. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, about 1 percent of babies are born with the infection, a condition called congenital CMV. Most babies with congenital CMV have no problems from the condition. Cytomegalovirus (CMV) and pregnancy often go hand in hand.

CMV is a common virus that rarely causes serious problems for healthy individuals—with an unfortunate exception being pregnant women and their unborn babies. If you have CMV during pregnancy, you have a 1-in-3 chance (33 percent) of passing it to your baby. CMV is the most common virus passed from mothers to babies during pregnancy.

About 1 to 4 in 100 women (1 to 4 percent) have CMV during pregnancy. Most babies born with CMV don’t have health problems caused by the virus. All told, only about 1 to 4 percent of women have CMV during pregnancy. If you do have CMV during pregnancy, there’s about a 1 in 3 chance of passing it to your baby.

Even then, very few (about 1 in 200 babies) are born with CMV and of those, and only about 1 in 5 will have long-term complications from the virus. How CMV is transmitted. A pregnant woman can pass CMV to her unborn baby. The virus in the woman’s blood can cross through the placenta and infect the baby.

This can happen when a pregnant woman is infected with CMV for the first time or is infected with CMV again during pregnancy. Childcare Providers and. CMV infection in the first half of pregnancy, the risk of transplacental infection is approximately 40%. Of these babies, 5 to 15% are acutely symptomatic at birth.

The principal clinical manifestations of severe congenital CMV infection include hepatosplenomegaly, thrombocytopenia with. CMV & Pregnancy CMV is a common virus that infects people of all ages, regardless of ethnicity or socio-economic class, and most people have been exposed to CMV. The risks are highest when the mother has her first CMV infection during a pregnancy.

If you have a weakened immune system, you might need treatment for the rest of your life to prevent.

List of related literature:

CMV is the most thoroughly studied human herpesvirus, because pregnant mothers can transmit the virus to the fetus and, in the developed world, CMV causes more problems with pregnancy and birth defects than any other virus.

“The Immune System” by Peter Parham
from The Immune System
by Peter Parham
CRC Press, 2014

If a mother becomes infected with CMV while pregnant, the baby can be affected, with possible hearing loss and learning disabilities (CDC, 2010).

“Counseling the Nursing Mother” by Judith Lauwers, Anna Swisher
from Counseling the Nursing Mother
by Judith Lauwers, Anna Swisher
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2015

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common infection that occurs in pregnant women.

“Spiritual Midwifery” by Ina May Gaskin
from Spiritual Midwifery
by Ina May Gaskin
Book Publishing Company, 2010

Two percent of pregnant women develop primary cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, which is contracted by direct contact or respiratory aerosol from an infected person.

“Textbook of Family Medicine E-Book” by Robert E. Rakel
from Textbook of Family Medicine E-Book
by Robert E. Rakel
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2007

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) can be acquired before or during pregnancy by both sexual and nonsexual transmission.

“Sexually Transmitted Infections and Sexually Transmitted Diseases” by Gerd Gross, Stephen K. Tyring
from Sexually Transmitted Infections and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
by Gerd Gross, Stephen K. Tyring
Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2011

Fortunately, most adult women are already immune to this disease, but if you are pregnant, have a child in child care, or work in a child-care home or center yourself, you have an increased risk of exposure to CMV and should discuss the problem with your obstetrician.

“Caring for Your Baby and Young Child” by Steven P. Shelov
from Caring for Your Baby and Young Child
by Steven P. Shelov
Oxford University Press, 1997

Studies in pregnant women demonstrated that rates of CMV infection could be reduced by intensive efforts to educate seronegative women on risks and consequences of CMV infection during pregnancy and on recommended methods for prevention [186, 187].

“Viral Infections of Humans: Epidemiology and Control” by Richard A. Kaslow, Lawrence R. Stanberry, James W. Le Duc
from Viral Infections of Humans: Epidemiology and Control
by Richard A. Kaslow, Lawrence R. Stanberry, James W. Le Duc
Springer US, 2014

Pregnant mothers can get the disease during their pregnancy, or a previous CMV infection can become reactivated.

“Mosby's Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests E-Book” by Kathleen Deska Pagana, Timothy J. Pagana
from Mosby’s Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests E-Book
by Kathleen Deska Pagana, Timothy J. Pagana
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2009

When a pregnant woman who has never had CMV infection becomes infected with it, there is the potential risk that after birth the infant may have CMV-related complications.

“Understanding Viruses” by Teri Shors
from Understanding Viruses
by Teri Shors
Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2009

May cause serious complications in individuals with weakened immune systems and in infants. if a woman contracts cMV during pregnancy, the virus can be acquired by the fetus, which may increase the risk for neurologic and developmental problems.

“Medical Speech-Language Pathology: A Desk Reference, Fourth Edition” by Lee Ann C. Golper, Bernice K. Klaben, Claire Kane Miller
from Medical Speech-Language Pathology: A Desk Reference, Fourth Edition
by Lee Ann C. Golper, Bernice K. Klaben, Claire Kane Miller
Plural Publishing, Incorporated, 2018

Oktay Kutluk

Kutluk Oktay, MD, FACOG is one of the world's foremost experts in fertility preservation as well as ovarian stimulation and in vitro fertilization for infertility treatments. He developed and performed the world's first ovarian transplantation procedures as well as pioneered new ovarian stimulation protocols for embryo and oocyte freezing for breast and endometrial cancer patients.

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  • Sir meri wife ko 3 time misscarage huwa he tourch test me rubela igg and cmv igg positive dikha raha he doctore ka kahena he iski vajah se bar bar misscarage ho raha to iska koi tretment he plz rply sir