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Statistical evaluation of diagnostic criteria for bacterial vaginosis.
Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause of vaginitis in women of reproductive age. In an attempt to clarify diagnosis of this condition, various parameters of signs and symptoms and groups ofExpand
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Advances in the understanding of bacterial vaginosis.
Bacterial vaginosis is a disease that results from massive overgrowth of vaginal bacterial flora. The exact etiology is unknown. The major components of the normal bacterial flora, peroxide-producingExpand
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Comparison of four methods to detect Trichomonas vaginalis.
Four methods for the detection of Trichomonas vaginalis in vaginal secretions from 88 symptomatic patients were compared: wet-mount examination, Kupferberg liquid medium, Hirsch charcoal agar, andExpand
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Growth of Trichomonas vaginalis in commercial culture media.
There are only two commercially available, ready-to-use culture media which are approved by the Food and Drug Administration for clinical diagnosis of vaginal trichomoniasis: Kupferberg's STS andExpand
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Proline Aminopeptidase Activity as a Rapid Diagnostic Test to Confirm Bacterial Vaginosis
Two biochemical indicators of bacterial vaginosis, proline aminopeptidase activity and gas-liquid chromatographic analysis, were compared. Five hundred women had their vaginal secretions tested forExpand
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A case report: Aeromonas sobria gastroenteritis in an adult.
Aeromonas sobria, a member of the Aeromonas hydrophila group, recently has been recognized as a gastrointestinal pathogen in adults. There have been a few documented cases, and these have come fromExpand
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Is trichomoniasis often associated with bacterial vaginosis in pregnant adolescents?
The same criteria for identifying bacterial vaginosis are often present in women with trichomoniasis. These criteria include elevated vaginal pH, vaginal odor, homogeneous discharge, increasedExpand
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Trichomonas vaginalis
Although not life-threatening, trichomoniasis is a major health problem, especially in women. It is transmitted sexually and has a very high incidence worldwide. We argue that Trichomonas vaginalisExpand
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MUTAGENIC URINE IN CIRRHOSIS
Multiple samples of daytime urine from 5 non-smoking patients with cirrhosis, 12 healthy smokers, and 15 healthy non-smokers were collected and analysed for mutagens by the Ames salmonella microsomeExpand
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Phage-induced alteration of enzymic activity in lysogenic Mycobacterium smegmatis strains.
SUMMARY: Changes in the amidase, nitrate reductase and phenolphthalein sulphatase activity of Mycobacterium smegmatis were observed following B1-lysogeny. These changes were more consistent inExpand
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