Bacterial Vaginosis and Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia: Is there an Association or is Co-Existence Incidental?

@inproceedings{Sodhani2017BacterialVA,
  title={Bacterial Vaginosis and Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia: Is there an Association or is Co-Existence Incidental?},
  author={Pushpa Sodhani and Sanjay Gupta and R Gupta and Rajesh Mehrotra},
  booktitle={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2017}
}
Objectives: To determine associations, if any, of bacterial vaginosis with cervical pre-neoplastic lesions and evaluate any effects of sub-categorization of smears with bacterial vaginosis. Methods: All cervico-vaginal smears reported as positive for bacterial vaginosis over a five-year period were reviewed and sub-categorized into ‘type I (dysbacteriosis)’ and ‘type II (pure Gardenerella infection)’ smears by two cytopathologists (PS, SG). The proportion of smears with healthy flora and pre… CONTINUE READING
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