Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2018 Seroconversion for Cytomegalovirus Infection During Pregnancy and Fetal Infection in a Highly Seropositive Population: "The BraCHS Study".Journal of Infectious Diseases.  218:1200-1204. 2018
2018 Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Prevalence of Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection.Journal of Pediatrics.  200:196-201.e1. 2018
2018 Cytomegalovirus Shedding in Seropositive Pregnant Women From a High-Seroprevalence Population: The Brazilian Cytomegalovirus Hearing and Maternal Secondary Infection Study.Clinical Infectious Diseases.  67:743-750. 2018
2018 Contribution of Breastfeeding to False-Positive Saliva Polymerase Chain Reaction for Newborn Congenital Cytomegalovirus Screening.Journal of Infectious Diseases.  217:1612-1615. 2018
2018 Congenital cytomegalovirus infection.Seminars in Perinatology.  42:149-154. 2018
2017 Insight Into Long-term Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Asymptomatic Congenital CMV Infection.Pediatrics.  140. 2017
2017 Breast Milk Human Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Viral Load and the Establishment of Breast Milk CMV-pp65-Specific CD8 T Cells in Human CMV Infected Mothers.Journal of Infectious Diseases.  216:1176-1179. 2017
2017 Congenital cytomegalovirus infection in pregnancy and the neonate: consensus recommendations for prevention, diagnosis, and therapy.Lancet Infectious Diseases.  17:e177-e188. 2017
2017 A Targeted Approach for Congenital Cytomegalovirus Screening Within Newborn Hearing Screening.Pediatrics.  139. 2017
2017 Targeted Screening for Cytomegalovirus and Hearing LossHearing Journal.  70:10-11. 2017
2017 What to know about advances in CMV detection, preventionASHA leader / American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  22:18-20. 2017
2016 Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection and Permanent Hearing Loss in Rural North Indian Children.Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.  36:670-673. 2016
2013 Incidence of symptomatic A(H1N1)pdm09 influenza during the pandemic and post-pandemic periods in a rural Indian community.International Journal of Infectious Diseases.  17:e1182-e1185. 2013
2006 Risk factors for congenital cytomegalovirus infection in the offspring of young women: exposure to young children and recent onset of sexual activity.Pediatrics.  118:e286-e292. 2006
2006 Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection and hearing deficit.Journal of Clinical Virology.  35:226-231. 2006
2004 Interval between births and risk of congenital cytomegalovirus infection.Clinical Infectious Diseases.  38:1035-1037. 2004
2003 Maternal immunity and prevention of congenital cytomegalovirus infection.Journal of the American Medical Association.  289:1008-1011. 2003

Education And Training

  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics, University of Alabama
  • Doctor of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Master of Sciences or Mathematics, University of Georgia
  • Full Name

  • Karen Fowler