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Table 2 Verified HCMV IgG/IgM status in the study population

From: Seroprevalence of Cytomegalovirus among pregnant women and hospitalized children in Palestine

Population Pregnant Women Children (total) Newborns only
Immunoglobulin IgG+ IgG- IgG+ IgG- IgG+ IgG-
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
IgM+ 63 (11.3) 1 (0.2) 104 (11.3) 4 (0.4) 5 (2) 0 (0)
IgM- 453 (81.5) 18 (3.2) 685 (74.1) 104 (11.3) 239 (96) 4 (1.6)
IgM grey 21 (3.8) 0 (0) 24 (2.6) 3 (0.3) 1 (0.4) 0 (0)
  1. Pregnant women (556), children (924) including newborns (249) are indicated; number of cases (n) subjected to HCMV IgG and IgM testing is given, while the percentages are in parenthesis.