Epidemiologic characteristics of women with idiopathic recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis.

@article{Spinillo1993EpidemiologicCO,
  title={Epidemiologic characteristics of women with idiopathic recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis.},
  author={Arsenio Spinillo and Giuliano Pizzoli and Lucien Colonna and Sartor Nicola and Francesco De Seta and Secondo Guaschino},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1993},
  volume={81 5 ( Pt 1)},
  pages={
          721-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate risk factors related to anamnestic variables, sexual behavior, feminine hygiene habits, and microbiologic findings in women with idiopathic recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis. METHODS We conducted a multivariate observational study comparing sociodemographic, anamnestic, clinical, and microbiologic variables between 86 patients with recurrent vaginal candidiasis and 180 controls with nonrecurrent infection. RESULTS In logistic regression analysis, women with recurrent… CONTINUE READING
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