Table 3.

Laboratory and Imaging Abnormalities in 47 Children With Symptomatic Congenital CMV Infection Born at the University of Alabama Hospital Between 1991 and 1997

FindingChildren Born to
Women With
Recurrent Infection
(N = 8)
Children Born to Women
With Primary Maternal
CMV Infection
(N = 8)
Positive/Total Examined (%)
Elevated alanine aminotransferase (>80 IU/mL)3/4 (75)1 /3 (33)
Thrombocytopenia (<100 000/mm3)3/3 (100)0 /1
Conjugated hyperbilirubinemia (>2 mg/dL)3/4 (75)0 /2
Elevated CSF protein (>120 mg/dL)1/4 (25)1 /2 (50)
Cranial CT scan abnormalities2/3 (67)1 /3 (33)
One abnormality0/41 /3 (33)
Two abnormalities3/4 (75)2 /3 (67)
Three or more abnormal findings1/4 (25)0 /3