Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021 Clinical outcome and the role of antivirals in congenital cytomegalovirus infection.Antiviral Research.  191:105083. 2021
2020 Cytomegalovirus Genetic Diversity Following Primary InfectionJournal of Infectious Diseases.  221:715-720. 2020
2020 Erratum: Association of CMV genomic mutations with symptomatic infection and hearing loss in congenital CMV infection (BMC Infectious Diseases (2019) 19 (1046) DOI: 10.1186/s12879-019-4681-0)BMC Infectious Diseases.  20. 2020
2020 Congenital viral infections continue to affect neonatesLancet Infectious Diseases.  20:152-153. 2020
2020 Congenital cytomegalovirus infectionJournal of Infectious Diseases.  221:S9-S14. 2020
2019 Association of CMV genomic mutations with symptomatic infection and hearing loss in congenital CMV infectionBMC Infectious Diseases.  19. 2019
2018 Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Prevalence of Congenital Cytomegalovirus InfectionJournal of Pediatrics.  200:196-201.e1. 2018
2018 Closer to Universal Newborn Screening for Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection but Far Away from Antiviral Therapy in All Infected InfantsJournal of Pediatrics.  199:7-9. 2018
2018 Contribution of Breastfeeding to False-Positive Saliva Polymerase Chain Reaction for Newborn Congenital Cytomegalovirus ScreeningJournal of Infectious Diseases.  217:1612-1615. 2018
2017 Breast milk human cytomegalovirus (CMV) viral load and the establishment of breast milk CMV-pp65-Specific CD8 T Cells in Human CMV infected mothersJournal of Infectious Diseases.  216:1176-1179. 2017
2017 Newborn Dried Blood Spot Polymerase Chain Reaction to Identify Infants with Congenital Cytomegalovirus-Associated Sensorineural Hearing LossJournal of Pediatrics.  184:57-61.e1. 2017
2017 Pathogenesis of Non-Zika Congenital Viral InfectionsJournal of Infectious Diseases.  216:S912-S918. 2017
2017 What to know about advances in CMV detection, preventionASHA leader / American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  22:18-20. 2017
2016 Clinical predictors of sensorineural hearing loss and cognitive outcome in infants with symptomatic congenital cytomegalovirus infection 2016
2015 Urine collection method for the diagnosis of congenital cytomegalovirus infection 2015
2015 Comparison of saliva PCR assay versus rapid culture for detection of congenital cytomegalovirus infection 2015
2014 Spectrum of disease and outcome in children with symptomatic congenital cytomegalovirus infectionJournal of Pediatrics.  164:855-859. 2014
2013 Genotypic diversity and mixed infection in newborn disease and hearing loss in congenital cytomegalovirus infection 2013
2013 Congenital cytomegalovirus infection: clinical outcome.Clinical Infectious Diseases.  57 Suppl 4. 2013
2011 Mixed infection and strain diversity in congenital cytomegalovirus infectionJournal of Infectious Diseases.  204:1003-1007. 2011
2011 Saliva polymerase-chain-reaction assay for cytomegalovirus screening in newbornsNew England Journal of Medicine.  364:2111-2118. 2011
2011 Overview of the diagnosis of cytomegalovirus infection 2011
2010 Cytomegalovirus viruria and DNAemia in healthy seropositive womenJournal of Infectious Diseases.  202:1800-1803. 2010
2010 Dried blood spot real-time polymerase chain reaction assays to screen newborns for congenital cytomegalovirus infectionObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  65:484-485. 2010
2010 In reply 2010
2010 Dried blood spot real-time polymerase chain reaction assays to screen newborns for congenital cytomegalovirus infection 2010
2010 Cytomegalovirus reinfections in healthy seroimmune womenJournal of Infectious Diseases.  201:386-389. 2010
2009 Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay method for detection of cytomegalovirus strain-specific antibody responses 2009
2009 Cytomegalovirus blood viral load and hearing loss in young children with congenital infection 2009
2008 Cytomegalovirus strain diversity in seropositive womenJournal of Clinical Microbiology.  46:882-886. 2008
2007 GJB2 and GJB6 mutations in children with congenital cytomegalovirus infectionPediatric Research.  61:687-691. 2007
2006 Hearing loss in children with congenital cytomegalovirus infection born to mothers with preexisting immunityJournal of Pediatrics.  148:332-336. 2006
2005 Association between genital tract cytomegalovirus infection and bacterial vaginosisJournal of Infectious Diseases.  192:1727-1730. 2005
2005 Congenital cytomegalovirus infection: Outcome and diagnosisSeminars in Pediatric Infectious Diseases.  16:44-49. 2005

Chapter

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2012 CMV: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Considerations on Vaccine-Mediated Prevention.  171-188. 2012

Investigator On

  • Prenatal Behavioral Intervention to Prevent Maternal Cytomegalovirus in Pregnancy  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 2020 - 2025
  • CMV Vaccines: Reinfection and Antigenic Variation  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2024
  • Private Grant  awarded by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals 2021 - 2023
  • Private Grant  awarded by MODERNATX INC 2021 - 2023
  • Private Grant  awarded by MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP 2019 - 2022
  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV) and Risk of Intrauterine Growth Retardation (IUGR) in an Urban Cohort  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 2020 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP 2019 - 2021
  • Developing a Prediction Model for Hearing Outcome in Symptomatic Congenital CMV Infection  awarded by NATIONAL CMV FOUNDATION 2019 - 2020
  • International Congenital CMV Conference and CMV Workshop  awarded by National Institute on Deafness & Other Communication Disorders/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2020
  • Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Congenital CMV Infection: Role of Maternal CMV Seroprevalence  awarded by KAUL PEDIATRIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2017 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by GlaxoSmithKline 2013 - 2018
  • The Natural History of CMV-Related Hearing Loss and the Feasibility of CMV Screening as Adjunct to Hearing Screening in the Newborn-CHIMES Follow On  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2015
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine in Pediatrics Residency Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2000
  • UAB Hospital, Internship 2001
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 2003
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2006
  • Full Name

  • Shannon Ross