TITLE

In West Africa, Single-Dose Antibiotic Treats Vaginal Discharge as Effectively as Multiple-Dose Treatment

AUTHOR(S)
London, S.
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
International Family Planning Perspectives;Dec2006, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p213
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on a clinical trial conducted in West Africa, which tried to assess the effectiveness of a single-dose of antibiotics tinidazole and fluconazole in treating vaginal discharge. The trial found that the treatment with the single dose was as effective as a multiple-dose antibiotic treatment with metronidazole and vaginal clotrimazole. It was also observed that the treatment was effective on women infected with HIV.
ACCESSION #
23799458

 

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