Eight percent of females with Chlamydia have overt salpingitis

Chlamydia have overt salpingitis

UPPER GENITAL TRACT INFECTION

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. PID

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.

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