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CMV Action is partnering with Swansea and Cardiff Universities, University College London and Imperial College London under the NIHR London In Vitro Diagnostics Co-operative in a project to develop a rapid, low cost, human CMV diagnostic biosensor device which can rapidly detect CMV in saliva or urine with no sample processing. 

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Congenital viral infections in England over five decades: a population-based observational study

Research carried out by Seilesh Kadambari, Andrew J Pollard, Michael J Goldacre, Raphael Goldacre.

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CMV Action are presenting two Webinars for health professionals who care for pregnant women or for anyone with an interest in CMV. 8.30pm on Wed 20th November and Wed 11th December. Pls contact katemunson@cmvaction.org.uk ...

A great article by CMV Action in the Summer 2019 issue of their magazine  ...  all those working in childcare need to know about CMV

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There has been a recent change in the National Newborn Hearing Screening protocol.

Newborns diagnosed with cCMV will now be exempt from the NHSP screen ('screen contraindicated') and instead will be referred straight to audiology for diagnostic testing (auditory brainstem responses). 

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Following on from the BBC South East News, BBC Radio Sussex breakfast show interviewed Dawn and Sharon.  And CMV Action got a mention!

2.27 mins in to 2.32 mins

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p07bw4y1

The National Childbirth Trust Information Centre has almost 1 million visitors every quarter so this is a really key place to have CMV risk reduction advice available to parents.

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A great piece of awareness raising. Thank you Kate, Dawn and Joey.

Please click on the link to view.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvktsM_Yxng

 

Educating midwives - a great article relating to our 'Counting the Costs' Report.

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