Can bacterial vaginosis influence fertility? Its increased prevalence in a subfertile population

Morgan, D. John; Wong, Sarah Jane; Priddy, Alvin; Lamont, Ronald F.; Kapembwa, Moses S.; Taylor-Robinson, David; Trueman, Geoffrey
December 1997
International Journal of STD & AIDS;Dec1997 Supplement 1, Vol. 8, p19
Academic Journal
The article cites a study on bacterial vaginosis (BV) as an influence in fertility. BV is being increasingly implicated in the infectious aetiology of important obstetric and gynecological conditions. Discrepancy reasons in the prevalence rates of BV for antenatal and infertility clinics attenders are unknown. The data suggested a possible role for BV in the aetiology of subinfertility that guarantees further investigation.


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