vulvo-


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vulvo-

or vulv-
pref.
Vulva: vulvovaginitis.

[From Latin vulva, womb, covering; see wel- in Indo-European roots.]
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specimen Candida species Oropharyneal, Atypical forms Mucosal oesophageal scrapings, and vulvo- brushings or vaginal biopsy mucosa Cryptococcus Meninges and All suspected Cerebrospinal species brain cases fluid Blood (or serum) Pneumocystis Pulmonary All suspected Induced sputum, jirovecii cases bronchoalveolar lavage, lung biopsy, etc.
Method: The open-label survey was conducted at 96 private consultation clinics in 14 cities across Pakistan from May to October 2010, and included consecutive patients >18 years of age with first/recurrent episode of vulvo- vaginal infections, having clinical signs and symptoms of such infections, receiving antibiotics for current infections.