Testing Positive After Birth: One Family's Journey With CMV 

Episode 1: Testing Positive After Birth: One Family's Journey With CMV 


This podcast episode is for anyone who's pregnant, thinking about getting pregnant, has a newborn baby, or has a child who was born with congenital CMV; or for anyone who is interested in learning more about cytomegalovirus (CMV). The goal of this episode is to help people talk to and work with their doctors about congenital CMV.

You will learn about:

  • CMV and the types of CMV infection, including congenital CMV

  • How CMV can affect the body

  • Testing for congenital CMV

  • Ways CMV can spread and what you can do to help prevent the spread

Dr Megan H. Pesch talks to Samantha about her family's experiences with congenital CMV.

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Authors and Disclosures


Megan H. Pesch, MD, MS

Assistant ProfessorDevelopmental and Behavioral PediatricsUniversity of MichiganAnn Arbor, Michigan

Disclosure: Megan H. Pesch, MD, MS, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:Served as an advisor or consultant for: DiaSorin MolecularServed as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: DiaSorin Molecular


Anita A. Galdieri, PharmD, RPh

Associate Director, Content Development. Medscape, LLC.

Disclosure: Anita A. Galdieri, PharmD, RPh, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


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