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Infectious Diseases of the Fetus and the Newborn Infant

Written and edited by the leading authorities in the field, the revised 6th edition of this authoritative reference provides the most up to date and complete guidance on infectious diseases of the fetus and newborn. Together they provide definitive coverage of microbiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and prognosis of infections acquired in utero, during delivery, and in the early months of life in both premature and term infants.

Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialists, General Pediatricians, General ID Specialists


Published: September 2005

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7216-0537-1


  • 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

    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. Chlamydia Infections

    12. Gonococcal Infections

    13. Group B Streptococcal Infections

    14. Listeriosis

    15. Lyme Disease

    16. Mycoplasmal Infections

    17. Staphylococcal Infections

    18. Syphilis

    19. Tuberculosis

    20. Microorganisms Responsible for Neonatal Diarrhea

    III. Viral Infections

    21. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome in the Infant

    22. Chickenpox, Measles, and Mumps

    23. Cytomegalovirus Infections

    24. Enterovirus and Parechovirus Infections

    25. Hepatitis

    26. Herpes Simplex Virus Infections

    27. Human Parvovirus Infections

    28. Rubella

    29. Smallpox and Vaccinia

    30. Less Common Viral Infections

    IV. Protozoan, Helminth, and Fungal Infections

    31. Toxoplasmosis

    32. Less Common Protozoan and Helminth Infections

    33. Candidiasis

    34. Less Common Fungal Infections (Including Pneumocystis)

    V. Diagnosis and Management

    35. Infections Acquired in the Nursery: Epidemiology and Control

    36. Laboratory Aids for Diagnosis of Neonatal Sepsis

    37. Clinical Pharmacology of Antibacterial Agents



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