Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and bacterial vaginosis: correlation or risk factor?

@article{Frega1997CervicalIN,
  title={Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and bacterial vaginosis: correlation or risk factor?},
  author={Antonio Scotto di Frega and Patrizia Stentella and Gianluca Spera and Sebastiano Pace and Luigi Cipriano and D Di Ruzza and Ciro Villani and Antonio Pach{\`i}},
  journal={European journal of gynaecological oncology},
  year={1997},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={76-7}
}
Bacterial Vaginosis (B.V.) is a syndrome defined microbiologically where lactobacilli-dominated flora is exchanged with an abundant complex flora dominated by strict and facultative anaerobic bacteria, constituted by gardenerella, micrococci, streptococci and staphylocci. It has been suggested that B.V. could be important in the development of cervical intracpithelial neoplasias, because the abnormal micro flora can produce careinogenic nitrosamines. The aim of this investigation was to… CONTINUE READING

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