What are the signs of chlamydial genitourinary infection (chlamydia) in newborns?

Updated: Sep 25, 2018
  • Author: Shahab Qureshi, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Signs of chlamydial infection in newborns may include the following:

  • Fever, cough, wheezing, and crackles (in pneumonia)

  • Conjunctival erythema, mucoid discharge, or periorbital swelling (in conjunctivitis), often bilateral


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