Remington And Klein's Infectious Diseases Of The Fetus And Newborn Infant

Hardcover | March 16, 2015

byChristopher B. Wilson, Victor Nizet, Yvonne Maldonado

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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 8thedition of this authoritative reference provides the mostup-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 theprevention andtreatment 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.

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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 8thedition of this authoritative reference provides the mostup-to-date and complete guidance on infections found in utero , during delivery, and...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:1272 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:March 16, 2015Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323241476

ISBN - 13:9780323241472

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Table of Contents

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