Clinical Observation on Perinatal Chlamydia Trathomata Infection
Huo Xiuqin;Weng Xiayun;Li Yali;et al(General Hospital of PLA,Beijing 100853)
bjective To screen antigen of genital chlamydia trachomata(CT)in pregnant women and to study its clinical characteristics, treatment and transmision to the newborns. Method Monoclone antibody immuno-fluorescence was employed in assaying. Results Positive incidence of CT infection during pregnancy was 86 cases(26. 88%),of whom 47/64 cases (73.44%)treated with traditional Chinese herbs for 2 weeks became negative. The other 22 were not treated because either they were too near to term(21 cases)or had local allergic reaction (1 case).Incidence of positive CT in newborns from untreated mothers was 81. 82%, treated and be- came negative was 23.40%,treated but still positive was 88. 24%. Conclusion Antenatal treatment is of importa nce in preventing intrapartum transmission of CT from mother to child. The data indicated that treatment with traditionaI Chinese herbs was effective.