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vaginosis

 [vaj″ĭ-no´sis]
a disease of the vagina.
bacterial vaginosis a nonspecific vaginal infection associated with positive cultures for Gardnerella vaginalis, characterized by increased malodorous vaginal discharge that cannot be attributed to other causes.

vag·i·no·sis

(vaj'i-nō'sis),
Disease of the vagina.

vaginosis

(văj′ə-nō′sĭs)
n.
A disease of the vagina.

vaginosis

Gynecology A vaginal infection without PMN infiltration; bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection of reproductive-aged ♀ Etiology Mobiluncus spp Clinical Range from asymptomatic to a copious and malodorous milky discharge which, when mixed with 10% KOH, has a fishy odor. Cf Vaginitis.

vag·i·no·sis

(vaj'i-nō'sis)
Disease of the vagina.
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Prevalence of hydrogen peroxide-producing Lactobacillus species in normal women and women with bacterial vaginosis.
The present study was conducted to study the prevalence of bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy after 20 weeks of gestation and to observe its microbiology and antibiotic sensitivity pattern.
La vaginosis bacteriana afecta a millones de mujeres en edad reproductiva, y esta asociada a diversos problemas, tales como parto prematuro, enfermedad inflamatoria pelvica y endometritis post-parto y post-aborto, asi como a un aumento en la susceptibilidad a diversos patogenos causantes de infecciones de transmision sexual (ITS), tales como Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Trichomonas vaginalis, Chlamydia trachomatis, virus del papiloma humano (VPH) y el virus de la inmunodeficiencia humana (HIV), candidiasis, entre otros (3).
3) Gram staining - for bacterial vaginosis and Neisseria gonorrheae.
Our data are fairly comparable with another Slovenian study, in which bacterial vaginosis was determined clinically and microbiologically in women in three hospital wards of the Ljubljana Gynecology Clinic.
A partir de los resultados de laboratorio y de la informacion recolectada, se estimaron las caracteristicas operativas (sensibilidad, especificidad, razon de probabilidad positiva [LR+] y razon de probabilidad negativa [LR-]) de las pruebas aplicadas en el consultorio, asociadas a vaginosis bacteriana.
The report reviews key players involved in the therapeutics development for Bacterial Vaginosis and enlists all their major and minor projects
With many negative outcomes now linked to bacterial vaginosis (BV), it is important that women get tested and treated.
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the most common cause of unpleasant vaginal odor and discharge in women of reproductive age.
A randomised controlled trial in Jakarta assessed whether early self-diagnosis and treatment of bacterial vaginosis could lower the pre-term birth rate.
A AROUND a third of women will suffer at least one bout of bacterial vaginosis (BV) in their lives.
A/YES, using vaginal suppositories or eating yogurt with Lactobacillus may reduce recurrences of bacterial vaginosis (BY) (strength of recommendation [SOR]: B, randomized controlled trials [RCTs] with conflicting results).