Congenital infections

Fabio Triulzi, Chiara Doneda, Cecilia Parazzini, Andrea Righini

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The most common congenital infections are described by the acronym TORCH: toxoplasmosis, other (such as syphilis, parvovirus, and HIV), rubella, cytomegalovirus and herpes simplex virus. With the exception of toxoplasmosis caused by protozoa, the etiological agent of fetal congenital infections is usually a virus.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPerinatal Neuroradiology: From the Fetus to the Newborn
PublisherSpringer-Verlag Italia s.r.l.
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9788847053250, 9788847053243
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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