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CMV Misconceptions by Ashley's Mom Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:24am Maybe I expect too much. I thought teachers and other school workers would have accurate knowledge about some of the more common viruses and conditions one might expect to see in a school setting. Or, giving them the benefit of the doubt and assuming they don’t have the knowledge, I can think of no reason whatsoever that a school worker coul ... Read on »
June Designated Congenital CMV Awareness Month by Lisa Posted Sun 06 Jun 2010 5:51am IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 7, 2010 Lisa Saunders Parent RepresentativeCongenital CMV Foundation and Stop CMV Contact: saundersbooks@aol.com June Designated Congenital CMV Awareness Month Public can prevent #1 birth defects virus--more common than Down syndrome Suffern, NY--June has been designated National Congenit ... Read on »
Please Stop CMV--#1 Birth Defects Virus by Lisa Posted Tue 23 Feb 2010 2:49am Stop CMV--#1 Birth Defects Virus The moment I gave birth to my daughter Elizabeth in December of 1989, I felt a stab of fear—her head was so small, so deformed. Within 12 hours, I was told she had been profoundly disabled by congenital CMV (cytomegalovirus). The neonatologist said, “If she lives, she will never roll over, sit up, or feed her ... Read on »
Management of CMV after transplantation by Matt S. Posted Sun 10 Nov 2013 12:00am Pre-transplant: All the donors and recipients of kidney transplants (both living and deceased) should be tested for status of CMV by CMV IgG in the blood. If there is history of recent transfusion, pre-transfusion status should be regarded as the true status of CMV. The status of both donor and recipient for a given pair. should be ... Read on »
Congenital CMV Conferences & International CMV/Betaherpesvirus Workshop by Lisa Posted Wed 10 Oct 2012 12:52pm CMV 2012 to be held in San Francisco, California from Monday October 29 through Friday November 2, 2012. In an effort to efficiently promote the advancement of CMV-based research and to develop novel research, clinical, and public health strategies broadly targeting CMV, the Congenital CMV Conference and the International CMV/Betaherpesvirus ... Read on »
Pregnant and you think you have contracted CMV? by Lisa Posted Thu 11 Jun 2009 8:11pm If you are pregnant and find out you are infected with CMV, chances are your child will not be infected. But, here is one mother's understanding, Abby at terryjamesmom@VERIZON.NET, of what an infected pregant woman can do (in response to a woman who wrote to her): First of all: Don't panic. Only 40-50% of women who test postive for a CMV durin ... Read on »
Utah has become the first state to launch an education and screening campaign for CMV by Lisa Posted Tue 09 Jul 2013 4:43pm See the following article by Mark Green,  mark.green@fox13now.com : http://fox13now.com/2013/07/07/utah-takes-action-against-virus-that-harms-unborn-children/ According to his article: "Legislation was passed in Utah, and now The Utah Department of Health is required to educate women about the dangers of CMV in pregnancy as well as w ... Read on »
How to Get States to Follow Utah's cCMV education by Lisa Posted Mon 17 Feb 2014 7:02am Now that Utah has passed a law making congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) education mandatory, we in other states can take their work and pass it on to our State's Health Departments and political representatives. The following includes my links for Connecticut, but each state has related links. What You Can Do Find out who your local repre ... Read on »
Reuters Article: Congenital CMV by Lisa Posted Thu 11 Jun 2009 8:11pm Reuters recently published an article about the #1 viral cause of birth defects, congenital CMV (cytomegalovirus). See "Mom's infection raises risk of infant hearing loss" at http://www.reuters.com/article/healthNews/idUSTRE4BM4RV20081223 I am the mother of a daughter disabled by congenital CMV. I was never warned how to prevent contracting thi ... Read on »
Follow-up on Gabriellas CMV by GabriellasHeart Posted Tue 31 Aug 2010 10:04pm I really get angry at myself when I let more than a few days go between posts. I know thats like one of the top rules for mom-bloggers, and keeping a successful blog. You have to keep your content fresh and frequent. I really gotta get better about this..... Not that it is an excuse, but wow have these last couple weeks been hard on me. I ... Read on »