The epidemiology of mycotic vulvovaginitis and the use of antifungal agents in suspected mycotic vulvovaginitis and its implications for clinical practice.

@article{Jackson2005TheEO,
  title={The epidemiology of mycotic vulvovaginitis and the use of antifungal agents in suspected mycotic vulvovaginitis and its implications for clinical practice.},
  author={Sandra Theresa Jackson and Anthony M Mullings and Lois E Rainford and Alison Miller},
  journal={The West Indian medical journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={192-5}
}
Data in the Caribbean documenting the speciation of yeast associated with vulvovaginitis are lacking. The widespread use of antibiotics and increased availability of antimycotic agents, both prescribed and over-the-counter, predisposes both to a change in the epidemiologic patterns and the possible development of secondary resistance among previously susceptible yeast. This study was conducted to evaluate the aetiologic agents associated with mycotic vulvovaginitis and to review the… CONTINUE READING
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