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The prevalence of gonococcal and non-gonococcal infections in women referred to obstetrics and gynecology clinics

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(2022) The prevalence of gonococcal and non-gonococcal infections in women referred to obstetrics and gynecology clinics. Le infezioni in medicina. pp. 247-253. ISSN 2532-8689 (Electronic) 1124-9390 (Linking)

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Official URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/35693060

Abstract

Bacterial vaginosis is a condition caused by changes in the vaginal microbial ecosystem and increases the risk of preterm delivery, premature rupture of membranes, endometritis, and weight loss of the baby. This study aimed to evaluate the frequency of gonococcal and non-gonococcal genital infections in women referred to clinics in Ilam, Iran. Two swab samples were taken from each patient using a sterile swab, one swab was placed in a THB medium for the culture of Streptococcus agalactiae and the other in PBS buffer for PCR. PCR method was conducted for the identification of the other bacterial agents such as Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma genitalium, Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma urealyticum, and also S. agalactiae. Sampling was performed on 169 women with symptomatic vaginosis. The frequency of S. agalactiae by culture and PCR methods was 4.7 (8 samples) and 13.6 (23 samples) respectively. Also, 6.5 (11 samples), 3.5 (6 samples), 4.1 (7 samples), 1.2 (2 samples), and 0 of the samples were positive for N. gonorrhoeae, M. genitalium, M. hominis, U. urealyticum and C. trachomatis by PCR method. Except for a significant association between S. agalactiae colonization and abortion, there was no significant correlation between the prevalence of these bacteria and the patient's age, age of marriage, number of deliveries, and number of abortions. Overall, the prevalence of gonococcal and non-gonococcal infection in women referred to clinics in Ilam is similar to the other parts of Iran.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsEmail
Kazemian, H.UNSPECIFIED
Zarandi, M. K.UNSPECIFIED
Zargoush, Z.UNSPECIFIED
Ghafourian, S.UNSPECIFIED
Sadeghifard, N.UNSPECIFIED
Jalilian, A.UNSPECIFIED
Shafieian, M.UNSPECIFIED
Pakzad, I.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: Neisseria Pcr Streptococcus agalactiae gonococcal infection mycoplasma conflicting interests related to the submitted manuscript.
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Page Range: pp. 247-253
Journal or Publication Title: Le infezioni in medicina
Journal Index: Pubmed
Volume: 30
Number: 2
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.53854/liim-3002-10
ISSN: 2532-8689 (Electronic) 1124-9390 (Linking)
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.medilam.ac.ir/id/eprint/4081

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