Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals
Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals
Table of Contents
Molecular Diagnostics and Newborns At Risk for Genital Herpes Simplex Virus
Caroline Chua, MD; Marin Arnolds, MD; and Victoria Niklas, MD, MA
Nonpolio Enterovirus Infections in Neonates
Julia C. Haston, MD; and Terry C. Dixon, MD, PhD
A Review of the Guidelines for the Evaluation and Treatment of Congenital Syphilis
Jieun Kwak, MD; and Catherine Lamprecht, MD
Current Controversies in Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention of Congenital Cytomegalovirus: Updates for the Pediatric Practitioner
Gail J. Harrison, MD
Emily Obringer, MD; Taylor Heald-Sargent, MD, PhD; and Joseph R. Hageman, MD
Support Statement: There is no commercial support for this activity.
1. Name the recommendations by the American Academy of Pediatrics for the diagnosis
and management of asymptomatic infants born to mothers with active genital herpes
simplex virus lesions at the time of delivery.
2. Discuss the biology, clinical manifestations, and outcomes of neonatal enterovirus infections.
3. Discuss recent guidelines for the diagnosis and management of congenital syphilis.
4. Describe the current classifi cations of newborns with congenital cytomegalovirus as well
as recommendations for treatment and prevention.
5. Recognize the risk factors as well as common signs, symptoms, laboratory results, and
radiographic abnormalities for neonatal tuberculosis.
Faculty names and affiliations: See Table of Contents
Reviewer names: Thomas J. Selva, MD, CME Director, Pediatric Annals; Stanford T. Shulman, Editor-in-chief, Pediatric Annals
Guest Editor: Kenneth Alexander, MD
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Faculty members report the following financial relationships:
Thomas J. Selva, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Stanford T. Shulman, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Authors report the following financial relationships: Kenneth Alexander has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Caroline Chua has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Marin Arnolds has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Victoria Niklas has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Julia C. Haston has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Terry C. Dixon has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Jieun Kwak has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Catherine Lamprecht has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Gail J. Harrison has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Emily Obringer has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Taylor Heald-Sargent has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Joseph R. Hageman has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
The staff of Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
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Release date: May 1, 2015.
Expiration Date: May 31, 2018.
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