The role of the microflora in bacterial vaginosis

  • Gregor Reid
  • Christine Heinemann


Microbial diseases of the female genital tract are large in number and common in occurrence. They include organisms that are sexually transmitted, such as Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Herpes simplex virus, HIV, Papillomavirus, Treponema pallidum and Trichomonas vaginalis (Aynaud, Bijaoui and Huynh, 1993; Graves and Gardner, 1993; Biro, Rosenthal and Kiniyalocts, 1995; Nilsson et al., 1997; Sewankambo et al., 1997).


Bacterial Vaginosis Chlamydia Trachomatis Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Vaginal Infection Ureaplasma Urealyticum 
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