Which lab tests should be performed in infants with suspected chlamydial conjunctivitis?

Updated: Sep 25, 2018
  • Author: Shahab Qureshi, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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In infants with suspected chlamydial conjunctivitis, perform an antigen/DNA detection test, chlamydial culture, or both, using scrapings from the palpebral conjunctiva.


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