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Pneumonitis following inclusion blennorrhea.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1185349     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A pregnant woman and her husband had proved chlamydial genital tract infections. She gave birth to a male infant who developed inclusion blennorrhea (inclusion conjunctivitis of the newborn infant). While on topical chemotherapy for his eye disease, the infant developed pneumonitis. Chlamydiae were recovered from his sputum at a time when conjunctival specimens were sterile. This finding raises the possibility that the agent of inclusion conjunctivitis may cause systemic infections in neonates exposed during passage through an infected birth canal.
Authors:
J Schachter; L Lum; C A Gooding; B Ostler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of pediatrics     Volume:  87     ISSN:  0022-3476     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1975 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-01-16     Completed Date:  1976-01-16     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375410     Medline TA:  J Pediatr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  779-80     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Chlamydia / isolation & purification
Conjunctivitis, Inclusion / complications*
Female
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases / etiology*
Male
Pneumonia / etiology*,  microbiology
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Infectious / microbiology
Uterine Cervicitis / microbiology

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