Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology


Year
: 1998  |  Volume : 41  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 67--70

The role of Gardnerella vaginalis in nonspecific vaginitis in intra uterine contraceptive device users.


B K Gupta, R Kumar, R Sofat, S Khurana, Deepinder 
 Department of Microbiology, Dayanand Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab

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B K Gupta
Department of Microbiology, Dayanand Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab

Two Hundred Forty patients who had Intra Uterine Contraceptive Device (IUCD) and manifested of nonspecific vaginitis were investigated for the presence of G. vaginalis. Pure growth of this organism was obtained in 14(5.8%) cases while 116(48.3%) cases showed this organism in association with other organisms e.g. Esch. coli (11.7%), Klebsiella (9.2%), Candida (9.2%), Strept. faecalis (7.3%), Proteus species (5.8%) and Staph. albus (5%).


How to cite this article:
Gupta B, Kumar R, Sofat R, Khurana S, Deepinder. The role of Gardnerella vaginalis in nonspecific vaginitis in intra uterine contraceptive device users. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 1998;41:67-70


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Gupta B, Kumar R, Sofat R, Khurana S, Deepinder. The role of Gardnerella vaginalis in nonspecific vaginitis in intra uterine contraceptive device users. Indian J Pathol Microbiol [serial online] 1998 [cited 2022 Aug 20 ];41:67-70
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