Part of the herpesviruses group.
– Most are asymptomatic.
– Fetus is at risk if first outbreak occurs in pregnancy.
– Most dangerous in 1st trimester.
- Flu-like symptoms
- Extreme fatigue
- Swollen glands
- Generalized body aches
Congenital CMV infection
This syndrome is present in 5% of infected infants:
Mental and motor retardation