Table of Contents

Group B streptococci.
Genital mycoplasmas.
Chlamydial infections.
Herpes simplex virus infection.
Sexually transmitted diseases.
Human papilloma virus.
Soft tissue infection and pelvic abscess.
Hepatitis infection.
Toxic shock syndrome.
Infectious vulvovaginitis.
Postabortion infection, bacteremia, sepsis, and septic shock.
Pelvic inflammatory disease.
Urinary tract infection.
Perinatal infections.
Premature rupture of the membranes.
Intra-amniotic infection.
Subclinical infection as a cause of premature labor.
Infection as a cause of neonatal brain damage.
Postpartum infection.
Infections of abdominal wounds, episiotomies, and perineal lacerations.
Parasitic disease in pregnancy.
Antimicrobial agents.
Antibiotic prophylaxis in obstetrics and gynecology.