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the prevalence of gardnerella vaginalis, trichomonas vaginalis and candida albicans in the cytology clinic at ibadan, nigeria.in a study of 2224 adult women from the cytology clinic of the university college hospital, ibadan, nigeria, the prevalence of 'specific vaginal infection' (i.e. gardnerella vaginalis, trichomonas vaginalis and candida albicans) was 14.5%. for individual organisms, the rates were 9.76% for g. vaginalis, 2.52% for t. vaginalis and 2.20% for c. albicans. about half of the patients were asymptomatic while others were referred from other clinics with vaginal discharge, cervical erosion, post-coital ...19911905467
urinary tract pathogens common amongst the inhabitants of a state capital, south west nigeria.in the course of a survey of urine samples collected over a period of 12 months from male and female patients of different socio-economic backgrounds in ibadan, esch. coli, klebsiella spp. pseudomonas aeruginosa, proteus spp., staphylococcus aureus and candida albicans were the most common pathogens isolated. the bacteria were commonly sensitive to the cephalosporins, kanamycin, ampicillin and cotrimoxazole in decreasing order of sensitivity.19863557825
epidemiology of urethritis in ibadan.this paper explores the frequency of different etiological agents causing urethritis among cases in the university college hospital, ibadan; the prevalence of gonococcal infections among housewives and prostitutes, and the incidence of isolation of t-strain mycoplasmas in the urethra of patients with nongonococcal urethritis (ngu) and a control group of nigerian males. 6 groups of patients were studied: 442 men with urethral discharge and/or urethritis; 228 women with heavy vaginal discharge o ...19725032771
reproductive health needs of young persons in markets and motor parks in south west nigeria.the aim of the study was to assess the reproductive health needs of out-of-school males and females aged 12-26 years working in markets and motor parks in ibadan using focus group discussions (fgd) and a survey questionnaire. result revealed that sexual experience was higher among males (80%) compared to females (66%). multiple concurrent sexual partnerships were found to be common among unmarried young men (71%) than women (51%) but means to prevent pregnancy or sexually transmitted disease (st ...200114510129
in vitro antimicrobial properties of coconut oil on candida species in ibadan, nigeria.the emergence of antimicrobial resistance, coupled with the availability of fewer antifungal agents with fungicidal actions, prompted this present study to characterize candida species in our environment and determine the effectiveness of virgin coconut oil as an antifungal agent on these species. in 2004, 52 recent isolates of candida species were obtained from clinical specimens sent to the medical microbiology laboratory, university college hospital, ibadan, nigeria. their susceptibilities to ...200717651080
otomycosis in western nigeria.otomycosis is a recognized clinical entity in the tropical regions of the world. however, there is scanty information on this disease in some parts of sub-saharan africa. the aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and pattern of etiological agents of otomycosis in western nigeria. medical records of patients with otomycosis seen in the otorhinolaryngology department of the university college hospital, ibadan from 1996-2005 were reviewed for all essential clinical data. of the 5784 pat ...200818076598
bacteriology of non-surgical wound infections in ibadan, nigeria.previous studies done on wound infections in this environment had been mostly on the surgical variety rather than the non-surgical. however,few studies available on the non-surgical type have indicated that changes do occur in the pattern and antibiogram of the bacterial isolates of these non-surgical wound infections. this study was therefore designed to investigate the bacteriology of non-surgical wound infections in this environment. a retrospective review of seven hundred and fifty four case ...200818982819
urinary pathogens and drug susceptibility patterns of urinary tract infections among antenatal clinic attendees in ibadan, nigeria.aim:  to determine the bacterial agents involved in urinary tract infections in pregnant women and their antibiotic susceptibility patterns in ibadan, nigeria. methods:  all consenting subjects who attended antenatal clinics of the university college hospital and adeoyo maternity hospital, ibadan, nigeria, from 1 april 2007 and 30 march 2009 were interviewed to obtain demographic and pregnancy health data. mid-stream urine samples obtained were processed by standard methods. confirmed bacterial ...201121917070
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