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ID#:3766
Description:This was a newborn with gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum caused by a maternally transmitted gonococcal infection.
Unless preventative measures are taken, it is estimated that gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum will develop in 28% of infants born to women with gonorrhea. It affects the corneal epithelium causing microbial keratitis, ulceration and perforation.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ J. Pledger
Creation Date:1976
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Links:CDC - Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention: Gonorrhea
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