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Prolonged Maternal Shedding and Maternal-fetal Transmission of Measles Virus

Abstract : Prolonged measles virus detection in maternal saliva and blood was evidenced in 6 pregnant women. Maternal-fetal transmission was evidenced in 2 of 4 infants who were asymptomatic at birth, 21–24 weeks after maternal infection. Whereas peripartum congenital measles is severe, asymptomatic measles virus vertical transmission can occur earlier in pregnancy.
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Caroline Charlier, Julia Dina, François Freymuth, Astrid Vabret, Olivier Lortholary, et al.. Prolonged Maternal Shedding and Maternal-fetal Transmission of Measles Virus. Clinical Infectious Diseases, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2020, pp.ciaa915. ⟨10.1093/cid/ciaa915⟩. ⟨pasteur-02979562⟩

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