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.
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.
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.
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...
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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We are recruiting to a number of voluntary positions to join our Board of Trustees
We are a successful, national charity with a mission of limiting the devastating impact of congenital CMV (cytomegalovirus) for those currently affected and for future generations.
We do this by...
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