Coxsackievirus and Congenital Malformation
To the Editor:—
I have read with particular interest the communication by Brown and Evans, "Serologic Evidence of Coxsackievirus Etiology of Congenital Heart Disease" (199: 183, 1967), because we have found a possible relation between the infections of coxsackievirus B during pregnancy and fetal deaths. Congenital malformations and early fetal deaths are essentially only different degrees of fetal damage.
According to the data available,...