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Lab Tests Which are Not Routine

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Some labs are relatively common, but not routinely done on all women. There is more information about each one of these in the following pages. “PIH Labs” If your doctor or midwife suspect a problem with your blood pressure, s/he may want to do some lab tests to look for other signs. “PIH” stands for… »

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

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CMV is a virus. In children and adults, it may cause symptoms similar to a cold or mild flu. If a developing fetus becomes infected, the problems can be severe (deafness, eye problems and blindness, mental retardation and death). Cytomegalovirus infection is difficult to diagnose with precision, and very difficult to diagnose in the fetus…. »