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Microbial flora of women with chronic cervicitis.
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PMID:  11143859     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The present study comprised 50 patients of chronic cervicitis attending gynaecological clinic of Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh. The aim of the study was to isolate some of the common sexually transmitted disease (STD) pathogens in chronic cervicitis. Cervical swabs were taken from the patients. The swabs were analysed by various microbiological techniques. Most (78%) of the patients harboured infection, no growth of any organism was found in 22% cases. Ureaplasma urealyticum was the predominant organism isolated in 56% of cases. It was isolated singly in 38% of cases. Various other organisms isolated singly were Chlamydia trachomatis in 2% of cases, candida species in 2% of cases, Staphylococcus epidemidis in 4% of cases, lactobacillus in 4% of cases, and Staphylococcus aureus in 2% of cases. Multiple organisms were isolated in 26% of cases.
H Bhandari; S Malhotra; M Sharma; B Kumar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Indian Medical Association     Volume:  98     ISSN:  0019-5847     ISO Abbreviation:  J Indian Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2000 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-12-18     Completed Date:  2001-01-25     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505608     Medline TA:  J Indian Med Assoc     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  384-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012.
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MeSH Terms
Chronic Disease
Colony Count, Microbial
Gram-Negative Bacteria / isolation & purification*
Gram-Positive Bacteria / isolation & purification*
Risk Assessment
Uterine Cervicitis / diagnosis,  microbiology*

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