Bacterial vaginosis--a disturbed bacterial flora and treatment enigma.

  title={Bacterial vaginosis--a disturbed bacterial flora and treatment enigma.},
  author={P G Larsson and Urban Forsum},
  journal={APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica},
  volume={113 5},
The syndrome bacterial vaginosis (BV) is characterized by a disturbed vaginal microflora in which the normally occurring lactobacilli yield quantitatively to an overgrowth of mainly anaerobic bacteria. As BV is a possible cause of obstetrics complications and gynaecological disease--as well as a nuisance to the affected women--there is a strong impetus to find a cure. In BV treatment studies, the diagnosis criteria for diagnosis of BV vary considerably and different methods are used for cure… CONTINUE READING

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