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Congenital torch infections : torch panel / Waed Alhraki ; Dania Almohdi ; Marwa Alkwadre

Publication year: 2020

ISBN: Ph00024

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TORCH is a group of infections that can be passed from the pregnant mother to her fetus through the placenta. TORCH, includes Toxoplasmosis, Other (syphilis, varicella-zoster, parvovirus B19, Hepatitis B), Rubella, Cytomegalovirus (CMV), and Herpes infections are some of the most common infections associated with congenital anomalies. Most of the TORCH infections have serious fetal consequences and there has no impact on fetal outcome. In the present article, we wanted to discuss about the causative agents/organism, mode of infection, symptoms, treatment, vaccination, available molecular biological techniques and public awareness regarding this infection, Our objective in this project is to assess the awareness of and knowledge about mother-to-child infections and prevention

Subject: Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics, Virology, Torch, Parasitic Diseases, Rubella, Congenital infection, Toxoplasmosis, Herpes Simplex Virus