CMV Transmission & Breastmilk
Breastmilk - with all of its bioactive, immunological, anti-inflamatory and nutritive components - is generally believed to be the most beneficial form of nourishment for human infants. However, breastmilk is also a mode of cytomegalovirus (CMV) transmission to infants.
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- Transmission of Cytomegalovirus Via Breast Milk to the Prematurely Born infant: A Systemic Review - journal article
- Transmission of Cytomegalovirus Via Breast Milk in Extremely Premature Infants - journal article
- Very Low Birth Weight Invants Born to Cytomegaloviirus-seropositive Mothers Fed with Their Mother's Milk: a Prospective Study - journal article