Lack of evidence for sexual transmission of genital Candida species among women who have sex with women: a mixed methods study.

@article{Muzny2014LackOE,
  title={Lack of evidence for sexual transmission of genital Candida species among women who have sex with women: a mixed methods study.},
  author={Christina A. Muzny and Charles A. Rivers and Cameron Parker and Leandro Mena and Erika Laine Austin and Jane R. Schwebke},
  journal={Sexually transmitted infections},
  year={2014},
  volume={90 2},
  pages={165-70}
}
OBJECTIVE The contribution of sexual transmission to genital Candida infection remains unclear. This study sought to investigate whether sexual behaviours were associated with the presence of genital Candida species among a cohort of women who have sex with women (WSW) in addition to determining the genetic concordance of genital Candida spp. among WSW in sexual partnerships. METHODS WSW ≥18 years of age presenting to the Mississippi State Department of Health STD Clinic during 2009-2010… CONTINUE READING