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Beyond Zika: Don't Overlook Other Pregnancy Infections

Create: 03/20/2016 - 11:18

Zika virus has brought new attention to the potential for complications from infections during pregnancy. Clinicians and patients should know that a variety of pathogens can negatively affect birth outcomes and these may be overlooked amidst the current focus on Zika.
In this video, Amanda Moen, MD, a pediatric neurologist at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare in St. Paul, Minn., details other pregnancy infections that may cause Zika-like symptoms, and explains how this may be an opportunity to educate patients about other serious infections to be aware of during pregnancy.