Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is arguably the most common, preventable cause of neonatal disability in the United States, affecting more than 30,000 children a year.
My guest today started a Change.org petition advocating for congenital CMV to be added to the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel (RUSP).
Here to talk more about CMV, the petition and the work of the National CMV Foundation is the President & CEO of the CMV Foundation, Kristen Hutchinson Spytek.
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3 thoughts on “Cytomegalovirus, the RUSP and the National CMV Foundation”
Was very surprised the number of people in the medical field that are not aware of CMV. I have a G-grandson with CMV . My daughter, being in the medical profession, his mom and I inform ANYONE that will listen about this dreaded disease !!!