Condom use and its association with bacterial vaginosis and bacterial vaginosis-associated vaginal microflora.

@article{Hutchinson2007CondomUA,
  title={Condom use and its association with bacterial vaginosis and bacterial vaginosis-associated vaginal microflora.},
  author={Katherine B Hutchinson and Kevin E. Kip and Roberta B. Ness},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={702-8}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies have been inconsistent with regard to whether condom use is associated with bacterial vaginosis. We evaluated this association using case-crossover analyses. METHODS A total of 871 women at high risk for sexually transmitted diseases were followed for a median of 3 years. At baseline and at 6, 12, 24, and 36 months thereafter, vaginal swabs were obtained for gram stain diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis, culture of microflora, and DNA amplification of Neisseria… CONTINUE READING
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