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Tamsin's article for British Teachers of the Deaf Journal

Tamsin explains how a region pulled together to tackle a common cause of disability including hearing loss.

 

We are pleased to announce that Tividale FC’s managements team will carry the CMV Action UK logo on their training and benchwear clothing.

Many thanks to Mark Smith for his support.

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Welcome to the new CMV Action UK - Family Support group.
Group admin members are Amy Taylor and Jan Pearman.
Please go to our page and request membership.
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13th April 2020 Update from our medical advisers

Please strictly follow the government recommendations at present for your own health and health of your children.
Some children/patients may have had additional advice about shielding and should be even more careful about...

Congenital CMV infection, knowledge and attitudes among maternal health professionals and pregnant women.

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This paper is based upon research...

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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Would you like to improve your knowledge of CMV?

CMV is a virus which can affect the unborn baby if it is caught during pregnancy. This free, short webinar with one of CMV Actions’ Trustees will give you an overview of the virus, how it can affect the unborn baby and what you can do to minimise the virus’ transmission. Suitable for...

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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