CHIMES in the News

July 2, 2011:  HealthNewsDigest.com
Newborn Saliva Can Help Detect Potential for Hearing Loss 

June 2, 2011:  The New England Journal of Medicine
Saliva Polymerase-Chain-reaction Assay for Cytomegalovirus Screening in Newborns

June 1, 2011:  NIDCD Website News Release
Saliva is Effective in Screening for CMV Infection in Newborns

June 1, 2011:  Bloomberg News
Saliva Tests for Infants May Identify Risk of Hearing Loss, Study Shows

June 1, 2011:  GPN News (Georgia Public Broadcasting News - NPR Affiliate)
Simple Test For Babies Could Help Spot A Virus That Damages Hearing 

June 1, 2011:  Health Day - Carried by U.S. News and World Report
Saliva Test Spots Virus That Can Cause Hearing Loss in Newborns 

June 1, 2011:  MEDPAGE Today
PCR Saliva Tests Useful for Congenital CMV Screening

June 1, 2011:  NPR'S Health Blog
Simple Test For Babies Could Help Spot A Virus That Damages Hearing

June 1, 2011:  ScienceDaily
Saliva Is Effective in Screening for CMV Infection in Newborns, Researchers Find

June 1, 2011:  ScienceNews
Spotting newborns at risk of hearing loss

April 16, 2010:  The Doctors Channel - video
Dried blood spots a poor screening target for neonatal CMV

April 13, 2010:  UAB Media Relations
DNA Testing of Blood Sample Not Effective for Identifying CMV in Newborns, Says UAB Research

April 13, 2010:  NIH News
Traditional 'Heel Stick' Test Is Not an Effective Screening Tool for CMV in Newborns

April 13, 2010: DocGuide.com
PCR Analysis of Dried Blood Spots Ineffective for Newborn Cytomegalovirus Screening

Winter 2006:  UAB Magazine, Vol 26/1, "Breaking the Silence"


October 4, 2005:  Birmingham Business Journal
UAB obtains $15-million grant to study infection in newborns