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The threat of aerobic vaginitis to pregnancy and neonatal morbidity
(Women's Health and Action Research Centre, 2017)
Aerobic vaginitis (AV) is an endogenous opportunistic infection brought about by the disruption of the normal vaginal microbiota. Its early diagnosis and treatment during pregnancy may reduce the risk of negative pregnancy ...
Bacterial morphotype grading for periodontal disease assessment
(Nature Publishing Group, 2017)
BACKGROUND: Listgarten and Hellden (1978) used darkfield microscopy of wet mounts to differentiate between healthy and periodontally diseased sites in the mouth by expressing the different bacterial morphotypes observed ...
Antimicrobial resistant Gram-positive cocci in pregnant mothers with aerobic vaginitis
(Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN), 2016)
The vaginal microbiota of a healthy asymptomatic woman consists of an extensive diversity of anaerobic and aerobic bacterial genera and species dominated by the microaerophilic genus Lactobacillus , known to inhibit the ...
Group B streptococcus serotypes in pregnant women from the Western Cape region of South Africa
Background: Maternal colonization of Group B streptococci (GBS) during pregnancy is an important risk factor for neonatal morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and serotype distribution ...