Clinical, laparoscopic and microbiological findings in acute salpingitis: report on a United Kingdom cohort.

@article{Bevan1995ClinicalLA,
  title={Clinical, laparoscopic and microbiological findings in acute salpingitis: report on a United Kingdom cohort.},
  author={C D Bevan and B J Johal and G. Mumtaz and Geoff L Ridgway and N. C. Siddle},
  journal={British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={1995},
  volume={102 5},
  pages={407-14}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the clinical features and microbial aetiology of acute salpingitis in women attending an inner city teaching hospital. DESIGN Prospective, longitudinal cohort study. SUBJECTS One hundred and forty-seven women presenting consecutively with acute abdominal pain and clinical signs of acute salpingitis were evaluated microbiologically and laparoscopically. RESULTS One hundred and four women (70.7%) had acute salpingitis diagnosed at laparoscopy. Other pathological… CONTINUE READING

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