Group A streptococcal vaginitis: an unrecognized cause of vaginal symptoms in adult women

Abstract

Vaginal infection with group A streptococci (GAS) is an established cause of vaginitis amongst prepubescent girls, but largely unrecognized in adult women and therefore often misdiagnosed as vulvovaginal candidosis. We sought to give an overview of the epidemiology, risk factors, symptoms, signs, and treatment of GAS vaginitis in adult women. Systematic… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00404-011-1861-6

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@article{Verstraelen2011GroupAS, title={Group A streptococcal vaginitis: an unrecognized cause of vaginal symptoms in adult women}, author={Hans Verstraelen and Rita Verhelst and Mario Vaneechoutte and Marleen Temmerman}, journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics}, year={2011}, volume={284}, pages={95-98} }