The ophthalmologist confirms the pediatrician’s findings. Additionally, a follicular reaction is noted on the palpebral conjunctival of the lower eyelids bilaterally, but no pseudomembrane formation. These findings are concerning for neonatal conjunctivitis. Fluorescein staining is also performed to evaluate for corneal involvement but no staining is noted in either eye.
Based on the history and physical, what is the most likely etiology of the conjunctivitis?
What additional tests would you like to order? Select all that apply.
Ocular swab for gram stain and culture
Nucleic acid amplification test
MRI of orbits
Throat swab for gram stain and culture
Urinalysis and culture
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Peds Ophtho Case 5 Index
Peds Ophtho Case 5: Introduction
Peds Ophtho Case 5: Additional History & Physical Exam