A Tertiary Hospital Based Study on Prevalence of Bacterial Vaginosis in Post- Partum Cases

  • Pradeep Sharma Associate Professor, Dept. of Gynaecology, Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Bathinda, Punjab


Background: The endogenous micro flora contains a variety of bacteria. These are aerobic, facultative and obligate anaerobic bacteria like many important pathogens such as Klebsiella, Pseudomonas, Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus, Streptococcus species and besides the normal lactobacilli. These organisms exist in a commensal, synergistic or antagonistic relationship. Methods: This study was conducted in Department of Gynecology in Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Bathinda, Punjab.

Study Population: -50 post-partum cases were subjected in this study.
Results: In this study 50 total numbers of cases were included, out of which 60% were belongs to 25-29 age group followed by 20-24 (32%), 30-34 (6%) & 35-40 (2%) age group. 16% infection occur in the post -partum study out of fifty cases caused by different types of organism.
Conclusion: This study reveals that in post-partum period, addition of lactobacilli iatrogenically may prove to be useful in prevention of infection.


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How to Cite
Sharma P. A Tertiary Hospital Based Study on Prevalence of Bacterial Vaginosis in Post- Partum Cases. Int Arch BioMed Clin Res [Internet]. 2019Jun.29 [cited 2021Jan.16];5(2):20-2. Available from: https://www.iabcr.org/index.php/iabcr/article/view/476
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