Gonococcal Ophthalmia Neonatorum Despite Treatment with Antibacterial Eye-drops

@article{Schofield1971GonococcalON,
  title={Gonococcal Ophthalmia Neonatorum Despite Treatment with Antibacterial Eye-drops},
  author={C. Schofield and R. Shanks},
  journal={British Medical Journal},
  year={1971},
  volume={1},
  pages={257 - 259}
}
Over a five-year period, 1964-8, 48 cases of gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum were notified to the department of venereology in Glasgow. Thirty-seven babies were born in hospital and 11 at home. The conjunctivitis, usually recorded as a “sticky eye,” developed between 1 and 13 days of birth, 36 by the fourth day. Diagnosis by culture of Neisseria gonorrhoeae was delayed in some cases up to 30 days after the appearance of the signs for those born in hospital and 15 days for those born at home… Expand
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Introduction
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Background About 100 years ago silver nitrate prophylaxis against gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum, which was a common cause of blindness, was introduced by the German obstetrician F. Crede (1). ItExpand
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1 Epidemiological Aspects of Gonorrhoeal and Chlamydial Infection. Local Effects of Silver Nitrate and Hexarginum
TLDR
It is suggested that the Credé method should be abandoned but that there should be compulsory notification of diagnosed cases of gonococcal ophthalmia. Expand
Complications of gonococcal infection.
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  • The Medical clinics of North America
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When the gonococci spread from the urethra and cervix they can cause serious medical problems. The introduction of sulphonamides and penicillin was accompanied by a marked reduction in the frequencyExpand
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TLDR
The author suggests continuation of tlie routine of Crede Method in all newborns for the prophylaxis of gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum. Expand
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