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Hearing Loss in cCMV, in partnership with Midwestern University and Phoenix Children's Hospital

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1.  A newborn child is screened and tests positive for congenital CMV. She passes hearing screening on the left, but refers on the right. No neurologic deficits are identified. What is the appropriate recommendation?
  1. Repeat hearing screening
  2. Audiology referral for diagnostic ABR
  3. Initiate oral valganciclovir
  4. Initiate IV ganciclovir
2.  Congenital CMV results from maternal to fetal transmission in utero. Which of the following is an effective way to prevent pregnant women from contracting CMV?
  1. CMV vaccination
  2. Prophylactic antiviral treatment
  3. Avoid sharing cups or utensils with children
  4. Consistent use of masking in public areas
3.  Which of the following causes the most cases of permanent disability each year?
  1. Congenital CMV
  2. Fetal Alcohol syndrome
  3. Spina bifida
  4. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
4.  The US currently employs what kind of national screening strategy for congenital CMV?
  1. Universal screening
  2. Hearing targeted screening
  3. Risk-based screening
  4. No consistent screening strategy
5.  Regular audiologic screening is recommended until what age for children with congenital CMV?
  1. 1 year old
  2. 5 years old
  3. 10 years old
  4. 18 years old

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