neonatal

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Related to neonatal ophthalmia: ophthalmia neonatorum

neonatal

of or relating to newborn children, esp in the first week of life and up to four weeks old

neonatal

[¦nē·ə′nād·əl]
(medicine)
Pertaining to a newborn infant.
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While cases of nongonococcal, nonchlamydial, neonatal ophthalmia have been reported in which the causative agent was M.
Neonatal ophthalmia is a potentially serious, sight-threatening infection that may be caused by sexually transmitted pathogens.
47) Gonococcal neonatal ophthalmia is an acute purulent conjunctivitis that appears mainly during the first week of postpartum life and poses a great risk of serious ophthalmic sequelae as a result of corneal injury.

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