Prevalence of selected reproductive tract infections among pregnant women attending an urban maternal and childcare unit in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

@article{Begum2003PrevalenceOS,
  title={Prevalence of selected reproductive tract infections among pregnant women attending an urban maternal and childcare unit in Dhaka, Bangladesh.},
  author={Afroza Begum and Sofia Nilufar and Khaleda Akther and Abdur Rahman and Fatema Khatun and Motiur Rahman},
  journal={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={112-6}
}
A cross-sectional study was conducted during May-December 2000 among pregnant women attending an urban maternal and childcare-delivery unit in Dhaka, Bangladesh, to assess the prevalence of bacterial vaginosis, Trichomonas vaginalis, and syphilis. All pregnant women at 16-24 weeks gestation attending the clinic for antenatal check-up irrespective of symptoms were enrolled. Sociodemographic information and obstetric history were obtained from each enrolled subject. High vaginal swabs and serum… CONTINUE READING
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