Cytomegalovirus Congenital Cataract

Ridha Wahyutomo

Abstract


Cytomegalovirus congenital infection is an infection caused by the the subfamily â Herpesviridae, during pregnancy. The incidence of infections among newborn infants is 1 %. One of the effects of congenitally acquired infection is the congenital cataract. A 6-year-old child complained to have a blurred vision diagnosed with cytomegalovirus congenital cataract. The diagnosis was confirmed by a positive serology testing for Ig M and Ig G CMV. The laboratory test using Giemsa staining to find inclusion bodies and a faster PCR could not be carried out (Sains Medika, 3(1):84-88).

Keywords


cytomegalovirus congenital cataract; Ig M CMV; Ig G CMV; inclusion bodies; PCR

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26532/sainsmed.v3i1.413

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