TITLE

Bacterial vaginosis: more questions than answers

AUTHOR(S)
Weir, Erica
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/31/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 5, p448
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on bacterial vaginosis. Microorganisms involved in the disease; Prevalence of the bacterial disease among women; Clinical management recommended to women diagnosed with the disease; Primary and secondary prevention of the disease.
ACCESSION #
14167967

 

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