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Lab Update 9 - Bacterial Vaginosis Panel

Jun 01, 2019 | Microbiology

Infectious Diseases

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a condition characterised by an alteration in vaginal flora and is one of the most common causes of vaginal discharge in women of reproductive age. Bacterial vaginosis is associated with an increased risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, the development of pelvic inflammatory disease, as well as poor reproductive outcomes, notably, preterm delivery. Timely diagnosis and treatment of BV is essential to avoid these complications....

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