Prevalence of bacterial vaginosis and associated factors among pregnant women attending at Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania.

@article{Shayo2012PrevalenceOB,
  title={Prevalence of bacterial vaginosis and associated factors among pregnant women attending at Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, Tanzania.},
  author={Prosper A Shayo and Albert F Kihunrwa and Anthony Naju Massinde and Miriam Mirambo and Richard Ny Rumanyika and Nhandi Ngwalida and Balthazar Gumodoka and Jeremiah Kidola and Moke Magoma},
  journal={Tanzania journal of health research},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={175-82}
}
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is an extremely common reproductive tract condition worldwide with reported high prevalence among African population. Factors associated with this condition include preterm labour, premature rupture of membranes, preterm delivery and possibly spontaneous abortion. Nevertheless, antenatal screening and treatment is not routinenly available in most poor-resource countries including Tanzania. A cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted among delivering women at… CONTINUE READING
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