Currently in its fifth edition, the award winning Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology is the text against which all other books on this subject are measured. The book focuses on how infectious diseases impact women, both pregnant and non-pregnant, the unborn fetus, and the neonate. Section one covers basic concepts and antibiotic utilization in detail, section two focuses on specific pathogens, section three highlights the problem areas within obstetrics, and section four discusses specific gynecological problems. The only book that comprehensively covers infectious diseases in obstetrics and gynecology, it distills complex clinical problems in an easy to use format.
Table of Contents
Understanding the Bacteriology of the Female Genital Tract
Immunological Defense Mechanisms in the Female Genital Tract, S.S. Witkin, Ph.D.
Antibiotic Selection in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Antibiotics and Pregnancy, D.D. Glover, M.D., Ph.D., and T.S. Tracey, Ph.D.
Timing of Antibiotic Therapy
Congenital Viral Infection
The hepatitis virus
Herpes Simplex Viruses, types 1 and 2 (HSV-1, HSV-2), D.A. Baker, M.D. and G.R. Monif, M.D.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus, H.Hammill, M.D.
Human Papilloma Virus, S. Gall, M.D.
Human B-19 Parvovirus, N.G. Osborne, M.D., Ph.D.
Varicella-Zoster Virus (chickenpox)
Bacteria: Exogenous Pathogens
Group A ß-hemolytic streptococci
Bacteria: Endogenous Pathogens
Mobiluncus species, S.M. Gelbert, Ph.D., and J.L. Thomason, M.D.
The Proteus group
Group B streptococci
Group C beta-hemolytic streptococci
Enterococci and group D streptococci
Group F streptococci
Group G beta-hemolytic streptococci
Chlamydia trachomatis lymphogranuloma venereum (L) Strains
Mycoplasma, N.G. Osborn, M.D., Ph.D., and R.B. Kundson, Ph.D.
Borrelia recurrentis (relapsing fever)
Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme disease)
Treponema pallidum (syphilis)
Entamoeba histolytica (amebiasi