UPPER GENITAL TRACT INFECTION
- Nonpuerperal endometritis
Clinical signs of salpingitis are present.
Patient has positive endometrial cultures or negative endocervical cultures.
Infection is an intermediate step between endocervicitis and salpingitis.
The majority of serious acute illness and morbidity resulting from Chlamydia infections in women are caused by PID.
Eight percent of females with Chlamydia have overt salpingitis.
Chlamydia is found isolated or with other microorganisms in 5% to 50% of women with symptoms of PID.