Neonatal conjunctivitis or dacrocystitis due to Neisseria gonorrhoeae

This is a form of conjunctivitis contracted by newborns during delivery. The baby's eyes are contaminated during passage through the Birth canal from a mother infected with either Neisseria gonorrhoeae. This Diagnosis is due to a species of Gram-negative coffee bean-shaped diplococci bacteria responsible for the sexually Transmitted infection gonorrhea.

Also Known As

  • Ophthalmia neonatorum due to gonococcus
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