PAINE #PANCE Pearl – Pediatrics



Question

 

What are the organisms that you must think of in a sick neonate that can be transmitted in utero from mother to fetus?


Answer

 

There are 10 organisms that are most commonly transmitted in utero from mother to fetus and are remembered by the mnemonic: TORCHESCLAP

 

 


References

  1. Tagg A. Passing the TORCH. Don’t Forget The Bubbles Blog. http://dontforgetthebubbles.com/passing-the-torch/

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