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Chlamydia trachomatis: Epidemiology of Conjunctival and Genital Infections

  • In: Posters
  • At: Amsterdam (the Netherlands) (2012)
  • Type: Poster
  • Poster code: SAPS-P-23
  • By: HITCH, Geeta (Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Pharmacy, London, United Kingdom)
  • Co-author(s): Draeger, E. (The Royal London Hospital, London, United Kingdom)
    Durani, Z. (St Georges University of London, London, United Kingdom)
    Hanson, S. (Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom)
    Goh, B.T. (The Royal London Hospital, London, United Kingdom)
  • Abstract:

    Chlamydia trachomatis

    (CT) can result in conjunctivitis in 1 in 300 cases of genital infection via autoinoculation into the eye with genital discharge from the patient or their partner, or from ejaculation into the eye. Genitally transmitted chlamydial infections can cause non-specific urethritis in men and cervicitis and salpingitis in


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