3 doctors weighed in:

I have congenital CMV infection is it genetic?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

This is not passed through the genes.
It is caused if a woman develops a CMV infection while pregnant, passing it to baby during the process.

In brief: No

This is not passed through the genes.
It is caused if a woman develops a CMV infection while pregnant, passing it to baby during the process.
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