Intrauterine Dual Infection With Cytomegalovirus And Chlamydia Trachomatis
Hideomi Asanuma 1, Kei Numazaki 2 *
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1 Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Tokyo, Japan2 Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Sapporo, Japan* Corresponding Author


Human cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the most common cause of congenital and perinatal infections throughout the world. Chlamydia trachomatis during pregnancy also cause a wide variety of perinatal complications and neonatal pneumonia. We report a case of neonatal pneumonia caused by intrauterine dual infection with CMV and C. trachomatis. A two-day-old term infant was presented with tachypnea. His chest roentgenogram showed the interstitial pneumonia-like interstitial infiltrates. Results of microbiological examinations showed that he had been simultaneously infected with CMV and C. trachomatis in uterus.


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Article Type: Original Article

EUR J GEN MED, 2007, Volume 4, Issue 4, 199-200

Publication date: 15 Oct 2007

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