Table 2.

Clinical Abnormalities in Newborns With Symptomatic Congenital CMV Infection Born at the University of Alabama Hospital Between 1991 and 1997

FindingChildren Born to Women
With Recurrent Infection
(N = 12)
Children Born to Women
With Either Primary or
Unclassified Maternal
Infection (N = 35)
Positive/Total Examined (%)
Prematurity (<37 wk GA)2/8 (25)3 /8 (38)
Small GA3/8 (37.5)1 /8 (13)
Jaundice4/8 (50)3 /8 (38)
Petechiae4/8 (50)5 /8 (63)
Hepatosplenomegaly2/8 (25)2 /8 (25)
Purpura0/80 /8
Microcephaly3/8 (37.5)3 /8 (38)
Seizures0/80 /8
Chorioretinitis1/3 (33)1 /8 (17)
Abnormal hearing screen1/2 (50)1 /4 (25)
One abnormality3/8 (37.5)4 /8 (50)
Two abnormalities3/8 (37.5)2 /8 (25)
Three or more abnormalities2/8 (25)2 /8 (25)