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, Volume 12, Issue 6, pp 268–274 | Cite as

Gynaecological infections and strategies for treatment

  • Alphonse J. M. Roex
Antibiotics in Gynaecology and Obstetrics
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Abstract

Frequently, encountered gynaecologic infections and pathogens involved are presented. A review is given of bartholinitis, vulvovaginitis-bacterial vaginosis, candidiasis, trichomoniasis cervicitis and pelvic inflammatory disease:Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis and herpes simplex virus 2. Of each infection a thorough description of clinical symptoms and diagnostic criteria is followed by up-to-date treatment advices. For vulvovaginitis, cervicitis and pelvic inflammatory disease antifungal and antimicrobial agents, route of administration, the required daily dosage and time of administration are presented in an overview table.

Keywords

Adnexitis Antibiotics Candidiasis Cervicitis Chlamydia trachomatis Communicable diseases Gynecology Haemophilus vaginalis Neisseria gonorrheae Trichomoniasis Vaginitis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alphonse J. M. Roex
    • 1
  1. 1.Medical Centre AlkmaarAM Alkmaarthe Netherlands

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