Table 1

 Results of cytomegalovirus (CMV) testing of frozen and refrigerated breast milk

MotherBabyMilkRefrigDuration of freezing
NoAge (years)ParityGest (weeks)BW (g)DayVL48 h24 h48 h5 days7 days10 days20 days
Gest, Gestation of baby; BW, birth weight of baby; Day, day after delivery milk collected; VL, initial CMV viral load (copies/µl); Refrig, duration of refrigeration.
++, CMV detected by culture in whey and cells; +−, CMV detected by culture in whey only; – –, CMV not detected by culture in whey or cells.
11912575481.8– –++– –
217.1++++– –
3110.1++++++
4313.5++++++++
2241256047111.0++++++++++++
33732889047110.1– –++++++++++– –
4251266651910.9– –+++–+++–++– –