Interventions for treating genital chlamydia trachomatis infection in pregnancy.

  title={Interventions for treating genital chlamydia trachomatis infection in pregnancy.},
  author={Peter Brocklehurst and G E Rooney},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Chlamydia trachomatis is a sexually transmitted infection. Mother-to-child transmission can occur at the time of birth and may result in ophthalmia neonatorum or pneumonitis in the newborn. OBJECTIVES The objective of this review was to assess the effects of antibiotics in the treatment of genital infection with Chlamydia trachomatis during pregnancy with respect to neonatal and maternal morbidity. SEARCH STRATEGY We searched the Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group trials… CONTINUE READING


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