• Intrauterine infection as a reason of pathological conditions of the perinatal period

Intrauterine infection as a reason of pathological conditions of the perinatal period


PERINATOLOGIYA I PEDIATRIYA. 2016.2(66):65-69; doi 10.15574/PP.2016.66.65

Intrauterine infection as a reason of pathological conditions of the perinatal period

Shcherbina M. O., Vygovskaia L. A., Kapustnik N. V. 
Kharkiv National Medical University, Kharkov, Ukraine

In recent years, attention is drawn to the growth of intrauterine infections, which are responsible for the entire spectrum of antenatal pathology: infectious diseases of the fetus, the vices of its development, stillbirth, prematurity, development of placental insufficiency and intrauterine growth retardation. The role of infection in the pathogenesis of pathological conditions emerging in the perinatal period, in newborns is marked. In the development of the fetus infectious lesions, severity of disease, localization of the pathological process, the pace of implementation and manifestations occurred pathology are important type of pathogen, its virulence and the penetration of microorganisms from the mother to the fetus. The review presents the data of influence of intrauterine infections on the embryo, fetus, the course and outcome of pregnancy, as well as the status of the newborn.

Key words: intrauterine infections, intrauterine contamination, fetus, pregnancy, gestation course.


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