NCLEX Review: TORCH Syndrome
TORCH syndrome refers to an infection in a developing fetus or newborn of any one of a group of diseases: Toxoplasmosis, Other agents, Rubella, Cytomegalovirus and Herpes Simplex Virus. The disease is passed from mother to child during pregnancy or birth. Watch this NCLEX exam tutorial video to learn how this disease is passed to the fetus or newborn, how these diseases are contracted and how to avoid infection. As we discuss these diseases, we will also review key NCLEX test concepts, such as how to diagnose and treat these illnesses, and when symptoms may begin to show.