Neonatal Trichomonas vaginalis infection: A case report and review of literature

J. Trintis, N. Epie, R. Boss, S. Riedel

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Abstract

Neonatal infection with Trichomonas vaginalis is an unusual occurrence. We present a case of T. vaginalis found on routine urinalysis in a five-day-old neonate born at 29 weeks gestational age. The patient was treated with metronidazole and had complete resolution of the infection. This report discusses the significance of diagnosis and treatment of T. vaginalis in the neonate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)606-607
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of STD and AIDS
Volume21
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2010

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Keywords

  • Metronidazole
  • Neonatal infections
  • Trichomonas vaginalis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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