Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology: 6th Edition (Hardback) book cover

Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology

6th Edition

By Faro Sebastian

Edited by Gilles R. G. Monif, David A. Baker

CRC Press

676 pages | 171 B/W Illus.

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Now in its sixth edition, Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology remains the only book to comprehensively cover infectious diseases in both obstetrics and general gynecology. Distilling complex clinical problems into an easy to use format, this text is divided in four unique sections, and some of these topics include:

Table of Contents

I. General considerations 1. Understanding the bacteriology of the female genital tract 2. Immunological defense mechanisms in the female genital tract 3. Anaerobic infections 4. Antibiotic selection in Obstetrics and Gynecology 5. Antibiotics and pregnancy 6. Timing of antibiotic therapy 7. Antibiotic induced diarrhea 8. Prophylactic antibiotics II. Organisms 9. Congenital viral infections 10. Cytomegaloviruses 11. Enteroviruses 12. The hepatitis viruses 13. Herpes simplex viruses, types 1 and 2 (HSV-1, HSV-2) 14. Human immunodeficiency viruses 15. Human papilloma viruses 16. Human B-19 parvovirus 17. Influenza viruses 18. Measles 19. Mumps 20. Rubella 21. Varicella-zoster virus (chickenpox) 22. Calymmatobacterium granulomatis and Klebsiella granulomatis 23. Haemophilus ducreyi 24. Haemophilus influenzae 25. Listeria monocytogenes 26. Neisseria gonorrhoeae 27. Salmonella typhi 28. Streptococcus pneumoniae 29. Group A streptococci (Streptococcus pyogenes) 30. Actinomyces israelii 31. Bacteroidaceae 32. Clostridium perfringens 33. Clostridium sordellii 34. Escherichia coli 35. Gardnerella vaginalis (Haemophilus vaginalis) 36. Klebsiella/Enterobacter 37. Mobiluncus species 38. Peptostreptococci 39. The Proteus group 40. Staphylococci 41. Group B streptococci 42. Group C beta-hemolytic streptococci (Streptococcus milleri) 43. Enterococci and group D streptococci 44. Group F streptococci 45. Group G beta-hemolytic streptococci 46. Chlamydia trachomatis 47. Chlamydia trachomatis lymphogranuloma venereum (L) strains 48. Mycoplasma 49. Borrelia recurrentis (relapsing fever) 50. Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme disease) 51. Leptospira 52. Treponema pallidum (syphilis) 53. Entamoeba histolytica (amebiasis) 54. Plasmodial infections (malaria) 55. Toxoplasma gondii (toxoplasmosis) 56. Trichomonas vaginalis 57. Candida albicans 58. Coccidioides immitis 59. Mycobacterium tuberculosis and M. bovis III. Problem Areas: Obstetrics 60. Chorioamnionitis 61. Infectious morbidity associated with intrauterine monitoring 62. Postpartum endometritis/endomyometritis 63. Septic pelvic thrombophlebitis 64. Infectious complications associated with legal termination of pregnancy 65. Infection and preterm labor 66. (a) Appendicitis in pregnancy (b) Puerperal mastitis (c) Breast abscess 67. Vaccination of women in pregnancy 68. Urinary tract infections in pregnancy 69. Bacterial endocarditis in pregnancy IV. Problem Areas: Gynecology 70. Infectious vulvovaginitis 71. Infectious complications associated with the intrauterine contraceptive device 72. Toxic shock syndrome 73. Nosocomial infections 74. Postoperative infections 75. Acute salpingitis 76. Ruptured tubo-ovarian abscess 77. Pelvic abscess 78. Wound infections Appendix I: Collection and handling of bacteriological and viral obstetrics and gynecology specimens II: Diagnosis and therapy of genitoulcerative disease III: Understanding abdominal pain of gastrointestinal etiology IV: Antibiotics: parenteral and oral V: Understanding diagnostic testing for sexually transmitted diseases VI: Recommendations for dealing with multi-resistant bacteria within a hospital setting.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases
MEDICAL / Gynecology & Obstetrics