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The concept primarily discussed in this sqadia.com medical V learning lecture is infections acquired in pregnancy. Our medical specialist, Dr Saima Mushtaq has provided an extensive elaboration of perinatal infections along with the cytomegalovirus and chicken pox. Additionally, other congenital infections and infections acquired during delivery has been brought under consideration. Moreover, human immunodeficiency virus and its treatment has been mentioned.
Amongst the perinatal infections, rubella and its clinical features are firstly discussed. Following this, screening and management has been highlighted. Next in line, syphilis and toxoplasmosis has been delineated. Their respective screening and management alongside the treatment has been mentioned in-detail.
Cytomegalovirus and Chicken Pox
In the beginning of this section, cytomegalovirus and its clinical features have been deliberated. Furthermore, management and chicken pox has been elaborated. Management and effects on fetus have also been described.
Other Congenital Infections
At the onset of this section, parvovirus B19 and its management has been brought under consideration. Moving further, listeria monocytogenes and its management has been shed light on. Additionally, malaria, its effects on pregnancy and fetus have been deliberated. Then this section has been concluded by a mention of its management.
Infections Acquired During Delivery
Infections acquired during delivery include neonatal herpes and factors influencing transmission. Moving further, management along with the group B streptococcus has been explicated. Subsequently, chlamydia and gonorrhoea has been elaborated.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Section five talks about human immunodeficiency virus. Our educator started off by discussing about the implication of pregnancy on disease followed by an elucidation of implications of disease on pregnancy. Later, risk factors for vertical transmission of HIV and management of HIV positive pregnant women has been highlighted. Then this section has been summed up by conversing about the management of HIV in pregnancy.