ophthalmia in newborns; contracted while passing through the birth canal; usually prevented with silver nitrate drops
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Acute conjunctival inflammation in the newborn, usually caused by maternal gonococcal infection. The causative agent is NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE. The baby's eyes are contaminated during passage through the birth canal.
The numerical value of ophthalmia neonatorum in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of ophthalmia neonatorum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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