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Bacterial Vaginosis

Polymicrobial, nonspecific vaginitis associated with positive cultures of Gardnerella vaginalis and other anaerobic organisms and a decrease in lactobacilli. It remains unclear whether the initial pathogenic event is caused by the growth of anaerobes or a primary decrease in lactobacilli.
Also Known As:
Vaginosis, Bacterial; Bacterial Vaginitides; Bacterial Vaginitis; Bacterial Vaginoses; Vaginitides, Bacterial; Vaginoses, Bacterial; Nonspecific Vaginitis; Vaginitis, Bacterial; Vaginitis, Nonspecific
Networked: 909 relevant articles (114 outcomes, 185 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Premature Birth (Birth, Premature)
3. Vaginitis
4. Candidiasis (Moniliasis)
5. Gestational Diabetes (Gestational Diabetes Mellitus)

Experts

1. Hillier, Sharon L: 23 articles (04/2015 - 10/2002)
2. Sobel, Jack D: 13 articles (07/2015 - 07/2002)
3. Reid, Gregor: 12 articles (01/2015 - 05/2006)
4. Meyn, Leslie A: 10 articles (01/2015 - 03/2003)
5. Temmerman, Marleen: 10 articles (01/2012 - 10/2002)
6. Cauci, Sabina: 9 articles (02/2011 - 05/2002)
7. Nyirjesy, Paul: 8 articles (04/2015 - 11/2004)
8. Klebanoff, Mark A: 8 articles (11/2014 - 06/2003)
9. Guaschino, Secondo: 8 articles (02/2013 - 05/2002)
10. Verstraelen, Hans: 8 articles (01/2012 - 04/2004)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Bacterial Vaginosis:
1. Metronidazole (Metric)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Clindamycin (Cleocin)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Vaginal Creams, Foams, and Jellies (Vaginal Tablet)IBA
4. TinidazoleFDA Link
5. Erythromycin (Erycette)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)FDA LinkGeneric
7. 4-nitroimidazoleIBA
8. Fibronectins (Fibronectin)IBA
9. secnidazoleIBA
10. clindamycin-2-phosphate (Clindets)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
2. Condoms (Condom)
3. Intravaginal Administration
4. Contraception (Birth Control)
5. Pessaries