You are correct in that CMV infection is a very important cause of sensorineural loss in the newborn period. The virus then may remain in the system but is kept under control by an effective immune system.It is important to have your little girl seen and tested by a paediatric immunologist just to be sure that her immunity is normal in all respects. If it is then there should be no concern about any progression of CMV infection to involve other organs such as her eyes at her age.
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