Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1990;33(8):1065-1073.
Published online August 31, 1990.
Clinical Investigation of Chlamydia Pneumonia in Infants.
Jong Hoon Park, Se Geon Park, Kwang Chul Lee, Young Sook Hong, Young Chang vTockgo
Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
Chlamydia 폐렴에 대한 임상적 고찰
박종훈, 박세근, 이광철, 홍영숙, 독고영창
고려대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
Received: 4 May 1990   • Accepted: 2 July 1957
We performed chlamydia antigen test by enzyme immunoassay in 322 infants who were admitted because of pneumonia. Clinical investigation and statistical analysis were done between chlamydia antigen positive group and negative group. The results obtain were as follows 1) Chlamydia antigen positive were resulted in 42 cases (13.04%) among 322 cases. 2) The mean age of Chlamydia positive and negative group were 14.2±6.2 weeks and 11.5±5. 7weeks respectively. 3) Afebrile cases were 82.3% in positive group and 33.3% in negative group, there were significant difference between two group statistically (p<0.05) 4) Major radiologic findings were interstitial pneumonic infiltration and hyperaeration in both group, and there was no significant differences. 5) There were significant difference between two group in eosinophil counts (p<0.01) 6) There was significant increase in IgG (p<0.05), IgA (p<0.05) and IgM (p<0.01) of chlamydia positive group compared with chlamydia negative group.
Key Words: Chlamydia Pneumonia

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