Gynecologic Infections


Urinary tract infection (cystitis or pyelonephritis)

Urinary tract infection (cystitis or pyelonephritis)

  DIAGNOSIS   Differential diagnosis Ectopic pregnancy Appendicitis Urinary tract infection (cystitis or pyelonephritis) Renal calculus Adnexal torsion Proctocolitis   Additional diagnostic procedures Human chorionic gonadotropin (b-HCG): to rule out ectopic pregnancy Endometrial biopsy: abnormal…


N gonorrhoeae characteristics

N. gonorrhoeae characteristics

MICROBIAL ETIOLOGY   N. gonorrhoeae This bacteria causes many cases of PID in populations with high incidence rates of gonorrhea (i.e., inner city). Acute PID is developed in 10% to 20% of women with endocervical…



HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS IN PREGNANCY

HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS IN PREGNANCY

    Epidemiology HSV shedding occurs in 0,1% to 0.4% of deliveries. Frequency of neonatal infection is 0.01% to 0.04% of deliveries. Transmission rate of primary maternal infection to exposed neo­nate is estimated at 30%…