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Chagas Disease (<i>Trypanosoma cruzi</i>)

Jaime Altcheh, Guillermo Moscatelli and Facundo Garcia Bournissen.

in Congenital and Perinatal Infections

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Infectious Diseases. 5202 words.

Chagas disease (CD), or American trypanosomiasis, is caused by the hemoflagellate parasite Trypanosoma cruzi and has evolved from a regional, Latin American disease to one that is becoming...

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<i>Chlamydia trachomatis</i>

G. Ingrid J. G. Rours and Margaret R. Hammerschlag.

in Congenital and Perinatal Infections

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Infectious Diseases. 5385 words.

The estimated incidence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection is over 100 million cases globally and almost 1 million in the United States. Infection with C. trachomatis tends to be...

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Congenital and Perinatal Infections

Edited by Jennifer S. Read and Mark R. Schleiss.

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Infectious Diseases. 312 pages.

Congenital and perinatal infections are commonly encountered in clinical practice. This book provides a summation of the data regarding infections transmitted from mother to child during...

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Cytomegalovirus

Mark R. Schleiss.

in Congenital and Perinatal Infections

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Infectious Diseases. 6234 words.

Congenital infection with human cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the most common infectious cause of developmental disability in newborns. Congenital CMV is also a leading cause of hearing loss in...

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Ebola and Other Filoviruses

Lisa M. Bebell.

in Congenital and Perinatal Infections

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Infectious Diseases. 5983 words.

Congenital and pediatric Ebola virus disease (EVD) and Marburg virus disease (MVD) are severe, even lethal infections. Historically, children have been underrepresented in filovirus disease...

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Enterovirus and Parechovirus

Kevin Messacar and Mark J. Abzug.

in Congenital and Perinatal Infections

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Infectious Diseases. 6967 words.

Enteroviruses (EVs) comprise a genus in the Picornaviridae family. They are single-stranded RNA viruses and are common causes of human infection. Polioviruses, the prototypic EVs, were...

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The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine

Edited by A. John Camm, Thomas F. Lüscher and Patrick W. Serruys.

August 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Book. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Radiology; Nuclear Medicine; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Neurology; Nephrology; Urology; Infectious Diseases; Sports and Exercise Medicine; Obstetrics; Surgery. 1424 pages.

The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine has become the definitive print and online reference work for every cardiology trainee, general cardiologist and specialist cardiologist as they...

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Group B <i>Streptococcus</i> (<i>Streptococcus agalactiae</i>)

Kirsty Le Doare, Christine E. Jones and Paul T. Heath.

in Congenital and Perinatal Infections

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Infectious Diseases. 5368 words.

Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a leading cause of early neonatal infection and neonatal mortality, with long-term adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes in up to 50% of survivors of GBS...

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Hepatitis B Virus

Athena P. Kourtis, Shruti Chandramouli, Gonzague Jourdain and Marc Bulterys.

in Congenital and Perinatal Infections

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Infectious Diseases. 5569 words.

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is the most common cause of chronic viral hepatitis and hepatocellular carcinoma in the world. Worldwide, more than 250 million people are chronically infected with...

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Hepatitis C Virus

Jonathan R. Honegger.

in Congenital and Perinatal Infections

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Infectious Diseases. 5609 words.

An estimated 185 million individuals have been infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) worldwide. Although often clinically silent for decades, chronic HCV infection predisposes to late-onset...

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