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International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Print ISSN: 2522-6614, Online ISSN: 2522-6622

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2020, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part F

Study of the prevalance of bacterial vaginosis
Author(s): Anu Nagpal, Prateek Girotra and Varun Gautam
Abstract:
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a disorder of the vagina ecosystem characterized by a shift in the vaginal flora from the normally predominant Lactobacilli, to one dominated by a mixed flora. It is the most common reason for abnormal vaginal discharge in adult women. 90% cases of bacterial vaginosis are caused by Gram negative pleomorphic organism Gardnerella vaginalis. Bacterial vaginosis is known to cause various complications including preterm labour, PROM, PPROM in pregnant women. In non pregnant women, complications include PID, endometritis, postoperative infections and infertility.
The aim of this study was to study the prevalence of bacterial vaginosis in patients with white discharge attending gynaec OPD.
Pages: 404-406 | 217 Views | 125 Downloads
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How to cite this article:
Anu Nagpal, Prateek Girotra, Varun Gautam. Study of the prevalance of bacterial vaginosis. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2020;4(1):404-406. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2020.v4.i1f.1123
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology