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Infectious diseases 

Infectious diseases
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Infectious diseases
Author(s):

Charlotte Frise

and Sally Collins

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198821540.003.0013
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date: 11 April 2021

This chapter covers a range of infectious diseases, including Ebola and Zika, and their associated risk to both the patient and the fetus in pregnancy. Management strategies are discussed. Management, counselling, and preconception advice for couples where one or both have HIV are covered extensively, and vaccination indications and contraindications are explained.

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