Bacterial vaginosis in virginal and sexually active adolescent females: evidence against exclusive sexual transmission.

@article{Bump1988BacterialVI,
  title={Bacterial vaginosis in virginal and sexually active adolescent females: evidence against exclusive sexual transmission.},
  author={Richard C. Bump and William J Buesching},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1988},
  volume={158 4},
  pages={935-9}
}
Sixty-eight sexually active and 52 virginal asymptomatic adolescent girls were evaluated for bacterial vaginosis and various laboratory indicators of bacterial vaginosis in a 3-month observational noninterventive study. Sixteen of 120 (13%) subjects had bacterial vaginosis during the study. There was no significant difference in the prevalence of bacterial vaginosis or in the prevalence of isolation of Gardnerella vaginalis between the sexually active and virginal groups. Only a few cases of… CONTINUE READING
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