genital tract infections in sexually active women in barbados.ninety-eight women attending three different clinics were prospectively studied for the presence of genital tract infections, including chlamydia trachomatis. of these 98 women, 35 were presenting to a polyclinic with symptoms of genital tract infection, 55 were attending an antenatal clinic for their first visit, and 8 referred to a colposcopy clinic because of an abnormal papanicolaou smear were included. gonorrhoea was detected in one patient, syphilis in two, and trichomonas vaginalis in six ...19958838049
aetiology of vaginal infections in pregnant and non-pregnant women in barbados.the aetiology of vaginal discharge was studied in 175 barbadian women. pregnant women accounted for 52% (91) of the population studied. candida albicans was detected in 45% of the women, bacterial vaginosis in 28% and trichomonas vaginalis in 8.6%. bacterial vaginosis was more common in non-pregnant women (33% vs 23%) whereas c. albicans was more common in pregnant women (49% vs 39). t. vaginalis was found with almost equal frequency in pregnant and non-pregnant women. mixed infections were foun ...19958560888
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