ESCV-ECCI cCMV guidelines publication

The very successful Workshop co-organized by ESCV and the European Congenital CMV Initiative (ECCI) at Heraklion, Crete, Greece, 26-27th April 2023, resulted in a publication at THE LANCET Regional Health Europe,  entitled “Consensus recommendation for prenatal, neonatal and postnatal management of congenital cytomegalovirus infection from the European congenital infection initiative (ECCI)” cCMV guidelines group was convened under the patronage of ESCV, issuing recommendations to address managing cCMV, spanning prevention to postnatal care. Emphasizing early and accurate maternal diagnosis through serological tests enhances risk management and prevention strategies, including using valaciclovir to prevent vertical transmission. The guidelines also strive to refine personalized postnatal care based on risk assessments, ensuring targeted interventions for affected families.

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