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Ophthalmia neonatorum caused by group B Streptococcus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12587626     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A full-term infant was born with a swollen left conjunctival sac. Ophthalmia neonatorum developed within 5 d after birth. Examination of the purulent discharge showed Group B Streptococcus. The CRP level was found to be elevated and parenteral and topical therapy was started. Ophthalmia neonatorum resolved after 7 d of treatment.
Johannes M B Pöschl; Gerald Hellstern; Peter Ruef; Jacqueline Bauer; Otwin Linderkamp
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0036-5548     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand. J. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  2002  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-02-17     Completed Date:  2003-03-31     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0215333     Medline TA:  Scand J Infect Dis     Country:  Sweden    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  921-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, University of Heidelberg Medical School, Heidelberg, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Infective Agents, Local / administration & dosage
Cefuroxime / therapeutic use
Infant, Newborn
Netilmicin / therapeutic use
Ophthalmia Neonatorum / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  microbiology*
Streptococcal Infections / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  microbiology*
Streptococcus agalactiae / isolation & purification*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Infective Agents, Local; 55268-75-2/Cefuroxime; 56391-56-1/Netilmicin

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