Prevalence of bacterial vaginosis and vulvovaginal candidiasis mixed infection in a southeastern American STD clinic

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Abstract

  • Bacterial vaginosis (BV) was diagnosed in 72.5% of female participants. Among women with BV, 33.1% were colonized with yeast. Vulvovaginal candidiasis was observed in 15.7% of participants irrespective of BV status. Overall, the prevalence of BV/vulvovaginal candidiasis mixed infections among young women was observed to be 4.4%. © 2011 American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association All rights reserved.
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  • Rivers CA; Adaramola OO; Schwebke JR
  • Start Page

  • 672
  • End Page

  • 674
  • Volume

  • 38
  • Issue

  • 7