TORCH is the acronym used to describe a group of infectious diseases that are transmitted from the mother to the fetus during pregnancy, known as congenital infections. The acronyms correspond to the initials in English of Toxoplasmosis, Others - such as syphilis, AIDS, EBV, chickenpox, etc. -, Rubella, Cytomegalovirus and Herpes simplex. The high fetal and neonatal morbidity and mortality, and the presence of important sequelae, make congenital infection a major public health problem. Therefore, its prevention, diagnosis, monitoring and treatment are necessary, before, during and after pregnancy.
The transmission of these diseases can occur mainly through the placenta or through direct contact with the microorganism in the birth canal. In rare cases, it can be transmitted through genitourinary infections or invasive procedures during pregnancy. As
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Below, you can find the list of congenital infections (TORCH) for which we offer IVD reagents. If you want to know more about a specific disease, and/or consult the IVD reagents that we offer for a certain disease, do not hesitate to take a look.