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Thought Management

Understanding TORCH Infections from both a Clinical and Personal Perspective

  • Credit:1.0 ACCENT
  • Duration: 1 hr
  • Date:SEP.18.2019 1:00 PM - 02:00 PM

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Are you aware that cytomegalovirus (CMV), a TORCH infection, is one of the most common congenital infections and affects 0.3%–2.4% of live births in developed countries1? Understanding TORCH infections before and throughout pregnancy can lead to healthier outcomes for mothers and babies.

Learn about TORCH infections from the perspective of both a physician and a parent who experienced congenital infection during pregnancy. This webinar will provide information to understand TORCH infections and testing for optimal outcomes and provide a personal story to understand the impact of a prenatal TORCH infection.

What you will learn

  • TORCH infections and proper testing for optimal outcomes
  • The current guidelines for TORCH testing
  • The impact from a parent who experienced a congenital infection


Pablo Sanchez photoPablo J. Sanchez, MD
Principal Investigator - Center for Perinatal Research
The Research Institute
Professor of Pediatrics
Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, OH



Lisa Saunders photo

Lisa Saunders
Author and Speaker
Mystic, CT




[REF1] Carlson A, Norwitz ER, Stiller RJ. Cytomegalovirus infection in pregnancy: should all women be screened?. Rev Obstet Gynecol. 2010;3(4):172–179.


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