Bacterial vaginosis and infertility

McCaffrey, M.; Cottell, E.; Mallon, E.; Walsh, T.; Cafferkey, M.; Harrison, R.; McMorrow, J.; O'Kelly, E.; Keane, D.
December 1997
International Journal of STD & AIDS;Dec1997 Supplement 1, Vol. 8, p25
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the prevalence of abnormal genital-tract flora in infertile women and the association between bacterial vaginosis and in vivo sperm function. In an investigation of 120 women, it revealed that the so-called disease exists about 25% of the total population. Furthermore, the occurrence of mycoplasma hominis and ureaplasma urealyticum were discovered in one and two women, respectively.


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