Regarded as the definitive source of information in the field, Infectious Diseases of the Fetus and Newborn Infant remains your indispensable source for authoritative, state-of-the-art answers. Edited by Drs. Wilson, Nizet, Maldonado, Remington, and Klein, this fully updated reference helps you apply the latest evidence-based recommendations in the prevention, diagnosis, and management of infections found in utero, during delivery, and in the neonatal period in both premature and term infants.
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Section I: General Information 1. Current Concepts of Infections of the Fetus and Newborn Infant 2. Neonatal Infections: A Global Perspective 3. Obstetric Factors Associated with Infections of the Fetus and Newborn Infant 4. Developmental Immunology and Role of Host Defenses in Fetal and Neonatal Susceptibility to Infection 5. Human Milk Section II: Bacterial Infections 6. Bacterial Sepsis and Meningitis 7. Bacterial Infections of the Respiratory Tract 8. Bacterial Infections of the Bones and Joints 9. Bacterial Infections of the Urinary Tract 10. Focal Bacterial Infections 11. Microorganisms Responsible for Neonatal Diarrhea 12. Group B Streptococcal Infections 13. Listeriosis 14. Staphylococcal Infections 15. Gonococcal Infections 16. Syphilis 17. Borella Infections: Lyme Disease and Relapsing Fever 18. Tuberculosis 19. Chlamydia Infections 20. Mycoplasmal Infections 21. Bordetella pertussis and Other Bordetella spp. Infections Section III: Viral Infections 22. Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome in the Infant 23. Varicella, Measles, and Mumps 24. Cytomegalovirus 25. Enterovirus and Parechovirus Infections 26. Hepatitis 27. Herpes Simplex Virus Infections 28. Human Parvovirus 29. Rubella 30. Less Common Viral Infections Section IV: Protozoan, Helminth, and Fungal Infections 31. Toxoplasmosis 32. Malaria and Less Common Protozoan and Helminth Infections 33. Candidiasis 34. Pneumocystis and Other Less Common Fungal Infections Section V: Diagnosis and Management 35. Healthcare-Associated Infections in the Nursery 36. Laboratory Aids for Diagnosis of Neonatal Sepsis 37. Clinical Pharmacology of Antiinfective Drugs 38. Prevention of Fetal and Early Life Infections Through Maternal-Neonatal Immunization