reproductive tract infections among married women in upper a house-to-house survey using cluster sampling, 1344 married women from urban and rural areas of upper egypt (minia, assiut and sohag) were interviewed and examined to study the magnitude and determinants of reproductive tract infections. overall prevalence was found to be 52.8%, with the most prevalent forms being candida albicans (28.0%), trichomonas vaginalis (8.7%), aspergillus species (7.4%), streptococci (4.6%) and chlamydia trachomatis (4.2%). multivariate analysis identified certain g ...200112596963
egyptian propolis: 1-antimicrobial activity and chemical composition of upper egypt propolis.the antimicrobial activity of four propolis samples collected from upper egypt against staphylococcus aureus; escherichia coli and candida albicans was evaluated. there was a variation in the antimicrobial activity according to the propolis origin. banisweif propolis showed the highest antimicrobial activity against staphylococcus aureus, escherichia coli and candida albicans, but fayoum propolis had moderate activity against all tested pathogens. propolis collected from assiut and souhag gave l ...200111302219
does vaginal douching affect the type of candidal vulvovaginal infection?the normal vaginal microbiota is a dynamic system that continually fluctuates under the environmental changes and different physiological conditions. yeast infections of the vagina are caused by one of the species of fungus called candida (c.). the study aimed to evaluate the types of mycobiota in women with vulvovaginal candidiasis (vvc) who were performing vaginal douching (vd) or not. furthermore, it studied the antifungal sensitivity toward different fungi isolated from the vagina. in a cros ...201526129887
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