Infectious Diseases of the Fetus and Newborn

7th Edition

Expert Consult - Online and Print

Authors: Jack Remington Jerome Klein Christopher Wilson Victor Nizet Yvonne Maldonado
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416064008
eBook ISBN: 9781437736373
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 27th August 2010
Page Count: 1280


Infectious Diseases of the Fetus and Newborn Infant, written and edited by Drs. Remington, Klein, Wilson, Nizet, and Maldonado, remains the definitive source of information in this field. The 7th edition of this authoritative reference provides the most up-to-date and complete guidance on infections found in utero, during delivery, and in the neonatal period in both premature and term infants. Special attention is given to the prevention and treatment of these diseases found in developing countries as well as the latest findings about new antimicrobial agents, gram-negative infections and their management, and recommendations for immunization of the fetus/mother. Nationally and internationally recognized in immunology and infectious diseases, new associate editors Nizet and Maldonado bring new insight and fresh perspective to the book. Easy access to the complete contents and illustrations can be found online at

Key Features

  • Get the latest information on maternal infections when they are pertinent to the infant or developing fetus, including disease transmission through breastfeeding
  • Diagnose, prevent, and treat neonatal infectious diseases with expert guidance from the world's leading authorities and evidence-based recommendations.
  • Incorporate the latest findings about infections found in utero, during delivery, and in the neonatal period.

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About the Author

Jack Remington

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographical Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California; Marcus Krupp Research Chair Emeritus, Research Institute, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Palo Alto, California

Jerome Klein

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Maxwell Finland Laboratory for Infectious Diseases, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

Christopher Wilson

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Discovery and Translational Services, Global Health Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, Washington

Victor Nizet

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pediatrics and Pharmacy, University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, La Jolla, California; Physician, Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego, California

Yvonne Maldonado

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pediatrics and Health Research and Policy, Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine; Stanford, California; Berger-Raynolds Packard Distinguished Fellow, Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, Palo Alto, California