Haemophilus vaginalis vaginitis: a newly defined specific infection previously classified non-specific vaginitis.

@article{Gardner1955HaemophilusVV,
  title={Haemophilus vaginalis vaginitis: a newly defined specific infection previously classified non-specific vaginitis.},
  author={Herman L. Gardner and Cuthbert Dukes},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1955},
  volume={69 5},
  pages={
          962-76
        }
}
Abstract Eleven hundred eighty-one patients have been screened clinically for infections of the vagina and 370 were subjected to 1,033 detailed clinical observations and bacteriological studies. One hundred thirty-eight cases with primary diagnoses of bacterial vaginitis were detected, of which 127 (92.0 per cent) were attributed to a single etiological agent. This bacterium, heretofore unclassified, has been described and assigned the name Haemophilus vaginalis . Proof of pathogenicity of the… CONTINUE READING

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