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Healthy Mother/Healthy Baby: Optimal Pregnancy Outcomes through Proper Infectious Disease Testing

  • Credit:1.0 ACCENT
  • Duration: 1 Hours
  • Date:NOV.28.2018 1:00 PM

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Understanding the risks associated with infectious diseases during pregnancy and knowing which laboratory tests should be performed to diagnose these diseases is critical for ensuring a healthy outcome for both mother and baby.

In this webinar, Dr. Judith Monroe of the CDC Foundation will discuss several infectious diseases (Zika, Hepatitis B, C and HIV) and national guidelines for testing pregnant women at risk for these diseases. Multiple tests, including nucleic acid tests and IgM-based tests are now available, including several that have received Emergency Use Authorization by the FDA, including an automated IgM immunoassay.

To ensure your lab is practicing the latest guidelines for testing and diagnosis of infectious diseases in pregnant women, be sure to register for this timely webinar program. 

What you will learn

  • The current guidelines for infectious disease testing in pregnant women
  • The impact of proper infectious disease testing on pregnancy outcomes (mother and baby)
  • The latest trends in Zika viral infection and testing in pregnancy


Judith Monroe photoJudith Monroe, MD

President and CEO, CDC Foundation

Atlanta, GA


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