Pediatric Infection

Description :

In children the Common viral agents include viruses, herpes, simplex viruses, HIV, CMV, and hepatitis B. Intra partum infection or with hepatitis B which occurs from through an infected birth canal or by ascending infection if delivery is delayed after rupture of membranes then these viruses can less commonly be transmitted. Children are more prone susceptible to environmental risks than adults as a result of various reasons. During prenatal development or in the first four weeks of neonatal period these neonatal infections many be contracted by mother to child transmission in the birth canal during childbirth some neonatal infections are apparent soon after delivery of infant while the other may develop in the postnatal period.