Table 3.

Prenatal diagnosis and congenital infections in pregnant women with CMV-specific IgM as determined by EIA and WB

GroupNo. of women
IgM-positive sera by EIAIgM-positive sera by WB by type of infection
WB positive (n = 45)WB negative (n = 16)Primary (n = 21)Secondary (n = 8)NDa (n = 16)
Prenatal diagnosis with AF
 PCR positive1401112
 Virus isolation positive40400
Congenital infections60600
  • a ND, not determined.