bacterial vaginosis

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bacterial vaginosis

n.
Vaginal infection characterized by a shift from a preponderance of lactobacilli to a preponderance of various anaerobic bacilli in the vagina and by abnormal vaginal discharge.
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KEYWORDS * Vaginosis, bacterial; hydrogen-ion concentration; prenatal care.
Vaginosis, bacterial; gardnerella; infant, premature; meta-analysis.
Vaginosis, bacterial; trichomonas vaginitis; vulvovaginal candidiasis; DNA tests; office laboratory; diagnostic test.(J Fam Pract 1995; 41:575-581)