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Economic cost of congenital CMV in the UK
  1. Jenny Retzler1,2,
  2. Nick Hex1,
  3. Chris Bartlett1,
  4. Anne Webb1,
  5. Sharon Wood3,
  6. Caroline Star3,
  7. Paul Griffiths4,
  8. Christine E Jones5
  1. 1 York Health Economics Consortium, University of York, York, UK
  2. 2 Department of Psychology, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK
  3. 3 CMV Action, London, UK
  4. 4 Centre for Virology, UCL Medical School, London, UK
  5. 5 Faculty of Medicine and Institute for Life Sciences, University of Southampton and University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Jenny Retzler, Department of Psychology, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield HD1 3DH, UK; j.retzler{at}hud.ac.uk

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  • Contributors JR designed and conducted the data analysis and took the lead on drafting the manuscript. JR and NH had full access to all the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. NH, SW and CS oversaw and directed the study. PG and CEJ provided expert advice throughout the study and contributed to the final version of the manuscript. CB and AW conducted the literature review. All authors provided critical feedback and helped shape the research, analysis and manuscript.

  • Funding This project was funded by a grant from CMV Action to York Health Economics Consortium.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement No additional data are available.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors JR designed and conducted the data analysis and took the lead on drafting the manuscript. JR and NH had full access to all the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. NH, SW and CS oversaw and directed the study. PG and CEJ provided expert advice throughout the study and contributed to the final version of the manuscript. CB and AW conducted the literature review. All authors provided critical feedback and helped shape the research, analysis and manuscript.

  • Funding This project was funded by a grant from CMV Action to York Health Economics Consortium.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement No additional data are available.

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