Long-term analysis of Listeria monocytogenes vaginal carriage frequency in Belgrade, Serbia (short communication).

@article{Stepanovi2007LongtermAO,
  title={Long-term analysis of Listeria monocytogenes vaginal carriage frequency in Belgrade, Serbia (short communication).},
  author={Srdjan Stepanovi{\'c} and Dragana Naumovic Vukovic and Slobodanka V Djuki{\'c} and Ivana {\'C}irkovi{\'c} and Milena Svabi{\'c}-Vlahovi{\'c}},
  journal={Acta microbiologica et immunologica Hungarica},
  year={2007},
  volume={54 2},
  pages={195-9}
}
In order to gain insight into the frequency of L. monocytogenes vaginal carriage among women of reproductive age in Belgrade, Serbia, we conducted the long-term investigation (January 1992 through August 2006) described herein. The study population of 958 women included 799 patients with spontaneous abortion and 159 patients with infertility. A low rate of L. monocytogenes vaginal carriage of 0.1% was established, since only one strain was recovered from vaginal swab of a woman with spontaneous… CONTINUE READING