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- Sexual intercourse
- Changing the diaper of an infected infant
- Swollen lymph glands
- Sore throat
- Wash your hands frequently.
- Properly dispose of diapers.
- Do not share glasses or eating utensils.
- Avoiding intimate contact with people known to have the CMV infection.
- Practice safe sex.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) http://www.cdc.gov/
National Institutes of Health http://www.nih.gov/
Public Health Agency of Canada http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/
CMV infection. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php . Updated October 1, 2012. Accessed May 15, 2013.
Cytomegalovirus. American Association of Family Physicians website. Available at: http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/cytomegalovirus.html . Updated February 2010. Accessed May 15, 2013.
Cytomegalovirus and Congenital CMV infection. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/cmv/index.html . Updated July 28, 2010. Accessed May 15, 2013.
- Reviewer: Michael K. Mansour, MD, PhD
- Review Date: 05/2013 -
- Update Date: 05/15/2013 -
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