Diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis in a rural setup: Comparison of clinical algorithm, smear scoring and culture by semiquantitative technique

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Rao P; Devi S; Shriyan A; Rajaram M; Jagdishchandra K;
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology (issn: 0255-0857)
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  • Subject: Bacterial vaginosis | Gram stain | colony count | Microbiology | QR1-502

This study was undertaken to estimate the prevalence of bacterial vaginosis (BV) and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in a rural set up and compare the smear scoring system to that of culture by semiquantitative technique. A total of 505 married women, who w... View more
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