Changes in Cytomegalovirus Seroprevalence Among U.S. Children Aged 1-5 Years: The National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

Molly R. Petersen, Eshan U. Patel, Alison G. Abraham, Thomas C. Quinn, Aaron A.R. Tobian

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Abstract

Data from the cross-sectional National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) indicate that the seroprevalence of cytomegalovirus immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies among US children aged 1-5 years was 20.7% (95% confidence interval [CI]: 14.0, 29.0) in 2011-2012 and 28.2% (95% CI: 23.1-34.0) in 2017-2018 (adjusted prevalence difference, +7.6% [95% CI: -.4, +15.6]).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e408-e411
JournalClinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume72
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - May 4 2021

Keywords

  • CMV
  • NHANES
  • childhood vaccination
  • cytomegalovirus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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