Illness/Infection References:

Shaw GM, Todoroff K, Velie E, Lammer E. Maternal illness, including fever, and medication use as risk factors for neural tube defects. Teratology 1998; 57:1-7

Grether JK, Nelson KB. Maternal infections and cerebral palsy in infants of normal birthweight. Journal of the American Medical Association 1997; 278:207-211

Torfs CP, Katz EA, Bateson TF, Lam PK, Curry CJR. Maternal medications and environmental exposures as risk factors for gastroschisis. Teratology 1996; 54(2):84-92
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