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Sites of Reproductive Tract Infections Reproductive Tract Infections in Women Lower Reproductive Tract Infections

  title={Sites of Reproductive Tract Infections Reproductive Tract Infections in Women Lower Reproductive Tract Infections},
  • Published 2001
Iatrogenic infections occur when the cause of infection (a bacterium or other micro-organism) is introduced into the reproductive tract through a medical procedure such as menstrual regulation, induced abortion, the insertion of an IUD or during childbirth. This can happen if surgical instruments used during the procedure have not been properly sterilized, or if an infection that was already present in the lower reproductive tract is pushed through the cervix into the upper reproductive tract. 


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