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Volume 10, Number 6—June 2004

Research

Newborn Screening for Congenital Infectious Diseases

Eurico Camargo Neto*†‡Comments to Author , Rosélia Rubin†, Jaqueline Schulte†, and Roberto Giugliani*‡§
Author affiliations: *Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil; †Nobel RIE Laboratory, Porto Alegre, Brazil; ‡Neonatal Screening Center, Porto Alegre, Brazil; §Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil

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Table 1

Serum results in the confirmatory tests

Disease IgMa in mother and neonate IgM in neonate IgM in mother Increase of IgG in neonate
Congenital toxoplasmosis
84
21
49
41
Chagas disease
1b
21 (1 adopted)
20
1b
Cytomegalovirus
6
9 (2 adopted)
1b
1b
Congenital rubella 8 (4 mothers vaccinated) 9 (2 adopted) 2b 1b

aIg, immunoglobulin.
bSame neonate.

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