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Title Infectious diseases of the fetus and newborn infant / [edited by] Jack S. Remington ... [and others]
Edition Seventh edition
Published Philadelphia, PA : Saunders/Elsevier, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 1260 pages : illustrations)
Contents Current concepts of infections of the fetus and newborn infant -- Neonatal infections: a global perspective -- Obstetric factors associated with infections of the fetus and newborn infant -- Developmental immunology and role of host defenses in fetal and neonatal susceptibility to infection -- Human milk -- Bacterial sepsis and meningitis -- Bacterial infections of the respiratory tract -- Bacterial infections of the bones and joints -- Bacterial infections of the urinary tract -- Focal bacterial infections -- Microorganisms responsible for neonatal diarrhea -- Group B streptococcal infections -- Listeriosis -- Staphylococcal infections -- Gonococcal infections -- Syphilis -- Borrella infections: lyme disease and relapsing fever -- Tuberculosis -- Chlamydia infections -- Mycoplasmal infections -- Human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in the infant -- Chickenpox, measles, and mumps -- Cytomegalovirus -- Enterovirus and parechovirus infections -- Hepatitis -- Herpes simplex virus infections -- Human parovirus -- Rubella -- Smallpox and vaccinia -- Less common viral infections -- Toxoplasmosis -- Less common protozoan and helminth infections -- Candidiasis -- Pneumocystis and other less common fungal infections -- Healthcare-associated infections in the nursery -- Laboratory aids for diagnosis of neonatal sepsis -- Clinical pharmacology anti-infective drugs -- Prevention of fetal and early life infections through maternal-neonatal immunization
Summary 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 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. Find the critical answers you need quickly and easily thanks to a consistent, highly user-friendly format
Notes "Expert consult"--Cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Communicable Diseases.
Fetal Diseases.
Infant, Newborn, Diseases.
Infant, Newborn.
Communicable diseases in newborn infants.
Communicable diseases in pregnancy -- Complications.
Fetus -- Diseases.
Neonatal infections.
Communicable Diseases.
Fetal Diseases.
Infant, Newborn, Diseases.
Infant, Newborn.
Form Electronic book
Author Remington, Jack S., 1931-
Elsevier Science & Technology (Firm)
ScienceDirect (Online service)
ISBN 1416064001 electronic bk
9781416064008 electronic bk