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Prevalence of Bacterial Vaginosis, Vulvovaginal Candidiasis and Trichomoniasis among patients visiting tertiary care hospital, Nepal

Bacterial Vaginosis is the polymicrobial syndrome associated with depletion of normal Lactobacilli and overgrowth of other anaerobic bacteria such as Gardenerella vaginalis, Mobiluncus species, Bacteroides species etc. Bacterial vaginitis is the inflammation of vaginal epithelium and antimicrobial therapy is generally indicated in such condition. This study was intended to determine the bacterial vaginosis by using the gold standard methods i.e. Nugent scoring. This study also determines the prevalence of Vulvovaginal Candidiasis and Trichomoniasis. Prevalence of Bacterial Vaginosis, Vulvovaginal Candidiasis and Trichomoniasis among patients visiting tertiary care hospital, Nepal

 Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study carried out in Manmohan Memorial Community Hospital and Manmohan Memorial Teaching Hospital. A total of 280 High Vaginal Swabs were collected. Gram stain, determination of pH, whiff test and cultured was done from HVS and the isolated


Author(s): Shivahari Ghimire

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