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Communicable diseases: a global perspective.

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This completely updated and revised 5th edition, which consists of 20 chapters, provides a comprehensive account of various types of infectious diseases and their modes of transmission, epidemiology, control strategies, notifications and regulations, as well as an overview of the major diseases established, new and emerging. An integrated eBook is available for online use or download to a desktop,...

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Chapter 18 (Page no: 289)

Pregnancy and infection.

This chapter reviews clinical and epidemiological data on infectious diseases affecting maternal and perinatal health, which are presented according to the timescale of a woman's life. These diseases include: (before pregnancy) lymphatic filariasis, leprosy, gonorrhoea, Chlamydia trachomatis infection, syphilis, herpes simplex genitalis, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections, and tuberculosis; (during pregnancy) pyelonephritis, rubella, toxoplasmosis, human cytomegalovirus infection, Zika virus infection, foodborne listeriosis, parvovirus B19 infection, varicella, influenza, malaria, and tickborne relapsing fever; and (postpartum) ophthalmia neonatorum, neonatal tetanus, and puerperal sepsis.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Elements of communicable diseases. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 23) Communicable disease theory. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 34) Control principles and methods. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 60) Control strategy and organization. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 77) Notification and health regulations. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 81) Classification of communicable diseases. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 84) Diseases of poor hygiene. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 95) Faecal-oral diseases. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 116) Food-borne diseases. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 132) Diseases of soil contact. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 142) Diseases of water contact. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 151) Skin infections. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 162) Respiratory diseases and other airborne-transmitted infections. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 185) Diseases transmitted via body fluids. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 204) Insect-borne diseases. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 252) Ectoparasite zoonoses. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 273) Domestic and synanthropic zoonoses. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 302) New and emerging diseases. Author(s): Webber, R.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 313) List of communicable diseases. Author(s): Webber, R.