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What infections are particularly dangerous in pregnancy?

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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many: Hiv, cmv, rubella measles, parvovirus or fifths disease, syphillis, chicken pox, and even swine flu, to name a few.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 50 years experience
Depends on to whom.: To the fetus, rubella, toxoplasmosis, cytomegalovirus, listeria in particular. To the mother, and indirectly to the fetus, influenza, chickenpox, coccidiodomycosis and hepatitis e as examples.

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