Vulvovaginal candidiasis in Mato Grosso, Brazil: pregnancy status, causative species and drugs tests

@inproceedings{Dias2011VulvovaginalCI,
  title={Vulvovaginal candidiasis in Mato Grosso, Brazil: pregnancy status, causative species and drugs tests},
  author={Luciana Basili Dias and M{\'a}rcia de Souza Carvalho Melhem and Maria Walderez Szeszs and Jos{\'e} Meirelles Filho and Rosane Christine Hahn},
  booktitle={Brazilian journal of microbiology : [publication of the Brazilian Society for Microbiology]},
  year={2011}
}
Causative agent in majority of VVC is Candida albicans, but infection due to non-C. albicans is common. Use of empiric antifungal therapy in Brazil due to syndromic management of vulvovaginitis could act as risk factor for increase resistance among VVC causative agents. From Mato Grosso patients, 160 with culture-proved among 404 women who had clinical symptoms of VVC, were enrolled in this study. 70 non-pregnant women and 90 pregnant women were included. Candida albicans was the most prevalent… CONTINUE READING

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