Objective To determine the various causes of vaginal discharge in a tertiary care setting. Methodology A total of 120 women presenting with vaginal discharge were subjected to cytological diagnosis
and confirmed by culture.
Results Out of total 120 women with vaginal discharge, 103 [85.83%] women were found positive for the diagnosis of interest [bacterial vaginosis, candidiasis and trichomoniasis] which were more or less equally divided in the different age groups. Most common reproductive tract infection in study population was bacterial vaginosis [45.8%] followed by candidiasis [25.8%] and trichomoniasis [14.2%] . Seventeen [14.2%] women were found to have vaginal discharge without any microbiological evidence.
Kshama Kedar ,Jayesh Mukhi ,Rashmi Waghulkar ,Mayank Goyal ,
The risk assessment and predictive value of cytological smear and culture of vaginal discharge in reproductive age group women,
J. Pak. Assoc. Dermatol. 2015;
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