comparison of the vaginal flora in sexually abused and nonabused girls.the presence of sexually transmitted pathogens in the vagina of the sexually abused girl may provide direct evidence of sexual abuse; the presence of other abnormal vaginal organisms may provide indirect evidence of abuse. to identify abnormal vaginal organisms, we prospectively studied the flora of 209 sexually abused girls (cases) and compared it with that in a concurrent control group of 108 girls. case and control subjects were from the same community, were predominantly white, and 71% of ea ...19921593345
the diagnosis of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, and trichomonas infections by self obtained low vaginal swabs, in remote northern australian clinical examine the diagnostic performance of self obtained low vaginal swabs (solvs) and polymerase chain reaction (pcr) techniques in the diagnosis of chlamydia trachomatis (ct), neisseria gonorrhoeae (ng), and trichomonas vaginalis (tv) infection in a variety of clinical practice settings in remote north western australia.200212181467
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