What is it about?
This paper reviews the different approaches used to diagnose bacterial vaginosis, a condition brought about by a change in the normal bacterial balance in the vagina.
Why is it important?
Since not all women with bacterial vaginosis may present with a discharge, it is often not diagnosed. Pregnant mothers who have this condition may develop complications and deliver their babies prematurely.
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This page is a summary of: Efficacy of methods used for the diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis, Expert Opinion on Medical Diagnostics, January 2013, Informa Healthcare, DOI: 10.1517/17530059.2013.753876.
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