Growth inhibition of Candida albicans and other medically important yeasts by vaginal contraceptive products.

@article{Shubair1990GrowthIO,
  title={Growth inhibition of Candida albicans and other medically important yeasts by vaginal contraceptive products.},
  author={Mohammed K N Shubair and Berthe Larsen},
  journal={Gynecologic and obstetric investigation},
  year={1990},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={67-70}
}
The antifungal effects of two commercially available spermicidal gels (Conceptrol, produced by Ortho Pharmaceutical, Raritan, N.J., and Koromex, produced by Schmid Laboratories, Little Falls, N.J.) as well as pure nonoxynol-9 and boric acid (both components of vaginal contraceptive products) were tested against 50 clinical yeast isolates by the agar dilution method. The formulated products exerted comparable dose-dependent inhibitory effects against all yeasts tested. A 3-fold dilution of the… CONTINUE READING

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