Prenatal diagnosis of congenital human cytomegalovirus infection in amniotic fluid by nucleic acid sequence-based amplification assay

M. Grazia Revello, Daniele Lilleri, Maurizio Zavattoni, Milena Furione, Jaap Middeldorp, Giuseppe Gerna

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Abstract

Nucleic acid sequence-based amplification assays for detection of human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) immediate-early and pp67 mRNA in 65 amniotic fluid samples tested for prenatal diagnosis of congenital HCMV infection showed sensitivity, specificity, and negative and positive predictive values >90%.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1772-1774
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume41
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology (medical)

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