Evaluation of a new rapid diagnostic kit (FemExam) for bacterial vaginosis in patients with vaginal discharge syndrome in The Gambia.

@article{West2003EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a new rapid diagnostic kit (FemExam) for bacterial vaginosis in patients with vaginal discharge syndrome in The Gambia.},
  author={B. P. van West and Linda Morison and Maarten Franciscus Schim van der Loeff and Euphemia Gooding and Akum Aveika Awasana and Edward Demba and Philippe Mayaud},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={2003},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={483-9}
}
BACKGROUND Diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis (BV) in resource-poor primary health care settings is often overlooked; there is a need for a cheap, rapid, objective point-of-care diagnostic test. GOAL The goal was to determine the prevalence of BV and to evaluate the performance of a new commercial diagnostic test kit in a developing country environment… CONTINUE READING