Maternal Prenatal C. Tachomatis Infection Increases the Risk of NICU Admission in Neonates
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The neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is a specialized nursery unit in a hospital that focuses on care for infants that often are born with infection, complications, or other medical conditions. Chlamydia trachomatis is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections. A biostatistical retrospective analysis was conducted examining 35,755 birth records for women in Kalamazoo County. Overall, there was an increased risk of NICU admission when a mother was infected with C. trachomatis.