Show Summary Details
Page of

Infection 

Infection
Chapter:
Infection
Author(s):

Grenville Fox

, Nicholas Hoque

, and Timothy Watts

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198703952.003.0012
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE (www.oxfordmedicine.com). © Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 06 April 2020

This chapter provides a problem-oriented approach to investigation and treatment of early and late onset neonatal bacterial infection, including group B streptococcus, meningitis, urine infection, conjunctivitis, umbilical sepsis, osteomyelitis, and septic arthritis. In addition, the prevention and management of congenital infection is covered, including hepatitis B and C, HIV, syphilis, CMV, toxoplasma, rubella, herpes simplex, and chickenpox. Other topics covered are infection control (including MRSA), fungal sepsis, TB, and an overview of immunizations in the first year of life.

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.