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Table 1 Distribution of HCMV antibody results by age

From: Epidemiological survey of human cytomegalovirus antibody levels in children from Southeastern China

Age group N Overall IgM+(%) Overall IgG+(%) IgM+IgG-(%) IgM+IgG+(%) IgM-IgG+(%) IgM-IgG-(%)
<28 days 1,137 11 (1.0) 1,114 (98.1) 1 (0.1) 10 (0.9) 1,104 (97.2) 22 (1.9)
28 days 3,205 639 (19.9a) 3,074 (95.9c) 3 (0.1) 636 (19.8) 2,438 (76.1) 128 (4.0)
6 months 1,828 115 (6.3a b) 1,342 (73.4c) 16 (0.9) 99 (5.4) 1,243 (68.0) 470 (25.7)
1 year 1,755 168 (9.6a b) 1,124 (64.1c e) 36 (2.1) 132 (7.5) 992 (56.5) 595 (33.9)
3 years 1,424 128 (9.0a b) 1,079 (75.8c e) 25 (1.8) 103 (7.2) 976 (68.5) 320 (22.5)
7 ~ 14 years 798 38 (4.8a b) 692 (86.7c) 3 (0.4) 35 (4.4) 657 (82.3) 103 (12.9)
Total 10,147 1,099 (10.8) 8,425 (83.0) 84 (0.8) 1,015 (10.0) 7,410 (73.0) 1,638 (16.1)
  1. Chi-square test.
  2. aP < 0.001 compared to <28 days.
  3. bP < 0.001 compared to 28 days.
  4. cP < 0.001 compared to <28 days.
  5. eP < 0.001 compared to 7 ~ 14 years.