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Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a ubiquitous herpes virus that usually causes only mild disease.

CMV is a congenital infection that can occur during pregnancy or the peripartum period. It is one of a number of organisms that can cause congenital... Read more...

Published Date18 Jun 2019
Last Updated18 Jun 2019

GBS is a transient bacterium that is commonly found in the gastrointestinal tract, vagina and urethra in 15-25% of pregnant women (asymptomatic carriers of GBS).

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Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated23 Nov 2018

There are a number of organisms that can cause congenital neonatal illness many with devastating long-term consequences.

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Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) may be transmitted from mother to baby at any time during the pregnancy (15 per cent), labour and delivery (~40 per cent) and postnatally as a result of breastfeeding (~40 per cent).

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Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated26 Nov 2019
Immunisation schedule Preterm infants should be immunised according to the recommended schedule, without correction for prematurity, provided that they are well and that there are no... Read more...
Published Date16 Oct 2015
Last Updated23 Nov 2018

Listeria monocytogenes infection is transmitted to humans via food, especially unpasteurised dairy products contaminated by infected farm animals, soft cheeses, prepared deli meats and refrigerated meat spreads.

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Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated23 Nov 2018

Human parvovirus B19 is a small non-enveloped virus that contains single-stranded DNA. It is responsible for several clinical syndromes.

Normal transmission is presumably by the respiratory route via droplet aerosol.

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Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated23 Nov 2018

Rubella is a congenital infection which can occur during pregnancy or the peripartum period. Also referred to as German Measles.

It is one of a number of organisms that can cause congenital neonatal illness with devastating long-term... Read more...

Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated23 Nov 2018

Neonatal sepsis occurs in one to eight per 1,000 live births with the highest incidence occurring among infants of very low birthweight and gestation. Please note:

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Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated23 Nov 2018

Congenital syphilis is rare in Australia, with disadvantaged groups at higher risk of infection.

Congenital infection with syphilis can occur during pregnancy or the peripartum period.

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