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Cytomegalovirus screened blood for neonatal intensive care units.
  1. S Logan,
  2. J Barbara,
  3. I Kovar
  1. Department of Child Health, Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, London.


    Two infants were considered to have acquired cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection from blood transfusions screened for the presence of CMV antibody by a haemagglutination assay. Further samples from the same donors were tested by a latex agglutination test; six of 18 (33%) previously believed seronegative were found to be seropositive.

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