Flashcards in Microbiology 20 - Neonatal and Childhood infection Deck (10)
What infections are currently screened for in pregnancy in the UK?
What does TORCH stand for?
Other (syphilis, HIV, Hep B/C)
What effect can toxoplasmosis have on the neonate?
Deafness, low IQ and microcephaly
Recall the symptoms of congenital rubella syndrome
BLUEBERRY MUFFIN RASH
What is the cause of a 'blueberry muffin rash' and in which infection is it seen?
Congenital rubella syndrome
Recall the symptoms of congenital HSV infection
Nasty disseminated infection, causing:
- Ulcers and skin problems
- High mortality
What are the 'big 3' neonatal infections?
Group B strep
Which neonatal infection could be described as 'catalase negative, beta haemolytic'?
What is the most common cause of late-onset sepsis in neonates?
Coagulase negative staph