How much do you know about... Infections in pregnancy
Vol.16, No.11, November 2008

1. The leading cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality in North America is:

  • (a) human papillomavirus
  • (b) Chlamydia trachomatis
  • (c) toxoplasmosis
  • (d) Group B Streptococcus
  • (e) HIV

 

2. Which of these pathogens is associated with bacterial vaginosis?

  • (a) Gardnerella
  • (b) Pseudomonas
  • (c) Helicobacter
  • (d) Staphylococcus
  • (e) Candida

 

3. Which disease can’t be transmitted vertically in utero or perinatally but is often transmitted by breastfeeding?

  • (a) bacterial vaginosis
  • (b) gonorrhea
  • (c) trichomoniasis
  • (d) toxoplasmosis
  • (e) candidiasis

 

4. Universal screening for Group B Streptococcus is recommended

  • (a) in all women trying to conceive
  • (b) in early pregnancy
  • (c) at the end of the second trimester
  • (d) at the start of the ninth month

 

5. Universal screening for gonorrhea is recommended

  • (a) in all women trying to conceive
  • (b) in early pregnancy
  • (c) at the end of the second trimester
  • (d) at the start of the ninth month

 

Find the answers in our feature on infections in pregnancy.

ANSWER

Find the answers in our feature on infections in pregnancy. http://www.parkhurstexchange.com/clinical-reviews/nov08/pregnancy_infection

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