Table 44.3HCMV excretion among children in day-care centers

Author Year Study location % (number excreting virus/number of children)a
Strangert 1976 Sweden 35 (7/20)
Strom 1979 Sweden 72 (13/18)
Pass 1984 US, Birmingham 57 (59/103)
Adler 1985 US, Richmond 24 (16/66)
Hutto 1985 US, Birmingham 41 (77/188)
Jones 1985 US, San Francisco 22 (31/140)
Murph 1986 US, Iowa City 21 (17/80)
Grillner 1986 Sweden 27 (16/60)
Nelson 1987 UK 27 (32/117)
Adler 1988 US, Richmond 53 (55/104)
Volpi 1988 Italy 13 (33/253)
de Mello 1996 Brazil 52 (31/60)
Ford-Jones 1996 Canada 17 (79/471)
Kashiwagi 1999 Japan 22 (12/54)
a

Virus excretion either from saliva or urine or both.

From: Chapter 44, Persistence in the population: epidemiology and transmisson

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Human Herpesviruses: Biology, Therapy, and Immunoprophylaxis.
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