Infections in Pregnancy
Exposure to Selected Communicable Diseases During Pregnancy
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- Capital Health. Communicable disease guidelines for hospital personnel. Edmonton, Alberta 1998.
- Centers for Disease Control. Epidemiology and prevention of vaccine-preventable diseases. CDC, Department of Health & Human Services. USA.
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- Vaudry W, Lee BE, Rosychuk R, et al. Congenital cytomegalovirus infection in Canada: Cases reported by pediatricians to the Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program. Canadian Paediatric Society Annual Conference, Victoria,BC, June 2008. (Oral presentation)
Prevention of Perinatal Infection
- Intrapartum Antimicrobial Prophylaxis of Group B Streptococcal (GBS) disease
AAP Committee on Infectious diseases and Committee on Fetus and Newborn. Revised guidelines for prevention of early-onset Group B Streptococcal (GBS) infection. Pediatrics 1997;99:489-96.
- Alberta/BC Conjoint Group B Streptococcus CPG Working Group. Recommendations for prevention of neonatal early-onset Group B Streptococcal (GBS) infection.
- Allen U. Prevention of perinatal group B streptococcal disease in Canada: an update. Paediatr Child Health 1997;2:319-23.
- American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Committee on Obstetric Practice. Prevention of early-onset Group B Streptococcal disease in newborns. ACOG 1996;173:1-8.
- Capital Health Women’s Health Program. Group B streptococcus. Revised May 2004.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Prevention of perinatal Group B streptococcal disease. Revised guidelines from CDC. Morb Mortal Weekly Rep 2002; 51(No. RR-11):1-22.
- Demianczuk NN, Halperin SA, McMillan DD. Prevention of perinatal group B streptococcal infection: management strategies. Can J Infect Dis 1997;8:68-70.
- Mercer BM, Miodovnik M, Thurnau GR, et al. Antibiotic therapy for reduction of infant morbidity after preterm premature rupture of the membranes. A randomized controlled trial. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network. JAMA 1997;278:989-95.
- Mercer BM, Lewis R. Preterm labor and preterm premature rupture of the membranes. Diagnosis and management. Infect Dis Clin North Am 1997;11:177-201.
- Prevention of group B streptococcal infection in newborns: recommendation statement from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care. CMAJ 2002; 166(7):928-30.
- Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada. Statement on the prevention of early-onset Group B Streptococcal infections in the newborn. SOGC 1997;61:1-9.
Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for Preterm Rupture of Membranes
- Capital Health Women’s Health Program. Preterm Rupture of Membranes. June 2003.
- Kenyon SL, Taylor DJ, Tarnow-Mordi W, for the ORACLE Collaborative Group. Broad-spectrum antibiotics for preterm, prelabour rupture of fetal membranes: the ORACLE I randomised trial. Lancet 2001; 357:979-88.
- Mercer BM, Miodovnik M, Thurnau GR, et al. Antibiotic therapy for reduction of infant morbidity after preterm premature rupture of the membranes: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA 1997; 278:989-95.
Perinatal HIV protocol
- Burdge DR, Money DM, Forbes JC, et al. Canadian consensus guidelines for the care of HIV-positive pregnant women: putting recommendations into practice. CMAJ 2003;168:1683-8.
- Panel on Treatment of HIV-Infected Pregnant Women and Prevention of Perinatal Transmission. Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant HIV-1 Infected Women for Maternal Health and Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV-1 Transmission in the United States. July 31, 2012: pp i- J3. Accessed at: http://aidsinfo.nih.gov
- BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre. Clinical Guidelines/HIV Protocols, 2010. Accessed at: http://www.bcwomens.ca/Services/HealthServices/OakTreeClinic/default.htm
- CDC. Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents and Pregnant Women in Health Care Settings. MMWR 2006; 55(RR14); 1-17
- AIDS info. HIV and Pregnancy. Health Information for Patients. December 2010. Accessed at: http://aidsinfo.nih.gov
- Canadian HIV Trials Network Working Group on Vertical HIV Transmission. Canadian consensus guidelines for the management of pregnancy, labour and delivery and for postpartum care in HIV-positive pregnant women and their offspring (summary of 2002) guidelines. Commentary. CMAJ 2003; 168(13): 1671-74.
- Nizova NN, Posokhova SP. Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV: A Practical Guide to the Prevention and Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2nd edition. American International Health Alliance, Feb 2005.