Diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis in a rural setup: comparison of clinical algorithm, smear scoring and culture by semiquantitative technique.

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This study was undertaken to estimate the prevalence of bacterial vaginosis (BV) and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in a rural set up and compare the smear scoring system to that of culture by semiquantitative technique. A total of 505 married women, who were in sexually active age group of 15-44 years, were selected from three different… (More)

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@article{Rao2004DiagnosisOB, title={Diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis in a rural setup: comparison of clinical algorithm, smear scoring and culture by semiquantitative technique.}, author={P. S. Rao and S. Devi and Ashvij Shriyan and M. RajaRam and K Jagdishchandra}, journal={Indian journal of medical microbiology}, year={2004}, volume={22 1}, pages={47-50} }