Flashcards in Perinatal Infections Deck (90)
What are the ToRCHES infections?
What are the common ssx of torches infx?
-SGA or IUGR
Where is Toxoplasma acquired from?
What should women never do when pregnant?
Change the cat litter box
Is there a prenatal screen for toxoplasmosis?
Is there a risk of transmission of toxo for a secondary or primary infection?
When in pregnancy is the will toxo have the most severe effects?
What happens to the chances of transmitting toxo with increasing gestational age? What about severity?
Risk of transmission increases
Vertical transmission of toxoplasmosis infection is most likely to occur in what trimester?
2nd and 3rd
True or false: the majority of newborns with congenital toxo lack clinical signs
What is the classic triad of congenital toxoplasmosis? (3)
What are the later signs of toxoplasmosis?
What is chorioretinitis? S/sx?
Inflammation of the posterior portion of the uveal tract and retina
Manifests as blurry vision, retinal detachment, or glaucoma
What are the characteristics of calcifications (CMV and toxo)?
V if periventricular, but this is CMV
X (diffuse) in toxo
How do you diagnose toxoplasmosis? (4)
-Serum IgM or persistent IgG
What is the treatment for toxoplasmosis? (4)
True or false: you should treat babies for ANY known or suspected toxoplasmosis infection, even if asymptomatic
Can you treat mothers in pregnancy for toxo?
What is the incidence of MR and seizures with toxoplasmosis? Deafness?
MR = 87%
Seizures = 82%
Deafness = 15%
What percent of adults are susceptible to Rubella?
What is the viral family of Rubella?
What are the ssx of Rubella infections in adults?
What is the colloquial name for rubella?
How does rubella spread?
What is the most common vaccine-preventable disease in the world?
Is prenatal screening for Rubella recommended?
What happens to the severity of congenital rubella infection as gestational age increases?
Maternal infection with Rubella from how many months before may cause neonatal infection?
1 month before conception
What are the four major organ systems affected with congenital rubella syndrome?