Bacterial vaginosis is associated with uterine cervical human papillomavirus infection: a meta-analysis

@inproceedings{Gillet2011BacterialVI,
  title={Bacterial vaginosis is associated with uterine cervical human papillomavirus infection: a meta-analysis},
  author={Evy Gillet and Joris Meys and Hans Verstraelen and Carolyne Bosire and Philippe de Sutter and Marleen Temmerman and Davy Vanden Broeck},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2011}
}
BackgroundBacterial vaginosis (BV), an alteration of vaginal flora involving a decrease in Lactobacilli and predominance of anaerobic bacteria, is among the most common cause of vaginal complaints for women of childbearing age. It is well known that BV has an influence in acquisition of certain genital infections. However, association between BV and cervical human papillomavirus (HPV) infection has been inconsistent among studies. The objective of this meta-analysis of published studies is to… CONTINUE READING

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