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vag·i·no·sis

 (văj′ə-nō′sĭs)
n.
A disease of the vagina.
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vaginosis

(ˌvædʒɪˈnəʊsɪs)
n
(Medicine) a vaginal infection caused by a bacterial imbalance
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vaginosis

n vaginosis f; bacterial — vaginosis bacteriana
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An observational study was carried out to find the prevalence of bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy after 20 weeks of gestation and to study the microbiology of BV and antibiotic sensitivity pattern.
Solosec, a five-nitroimidazole antimicrobial agent, had received the approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis in adult women.
(Vaginitis and Vaginosis in women of reproductive age attending the outpatient clinic of a health center of Maracaibo, Zulia state).
- US-based biopharmaceutical company Symbiomix has submitted a new drug application for Solosec (secnidazole oral granules) for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis to the US Food and Drug Administration, the company said.
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) remains the most common form of vaginitis affecting women globally [1] and has been linked to several poor outcomes including preterm birth [2] and posthysterectomy infection [3].
Results: The present study showed maximum incidence of bacterial vaginosis (44%) followed by vulvovaginal candidiasis (25%), non-specific discharge (14%), trichomoniasis (11%), gonorrhea (6%).
The authors cover the diagnosis of vulvovaginal disease, bacterial vaginosis, cytolytic vaginosis, aerobic vaginosis, desquamative inflammatory vaginitis, and a wide variety of other related subjects over the course of the bookAEs fourteen chapters.
vaginalis is almost universally present in the vagina of women with bacterial vaginosis (BV), where it is found with mixed anaerobic flora (2).
KEY WORDS: Bacterial vaginosis, Cervical length measurement, Preterm birth, Second trimester.
[USPRwire, Fri Mar 27 2015] Global Markets Direct's, 'Bacterial Vaginosis - Pipeline Review, H1 2015', provides an overview of the Bacterial Vaginosis's therapeutic pipeline.
Cytolytic vaginosis and lactobacillosis, two recently identified disorders characterized by Lactobacillus overgrowth, are often mistaken for vulvovaginal candidiasis.