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Prevalence of Mycoplasma genitalium in health clinic attendees complaining of vaginal discharge in Bangladesh

Rahman, Saifur; Garland, Suzanne; Currie, Marian J; Tabrizi, Sepehr; Rahman, M; Nessa, K; Bowden, Francis


The objective of the study was to determine the prevalence of Mycoplasma genitalium in a sample of health clinic attendees complaining of vaginal discharge. A subsample of 399 vaginal and cervical swabs was randomly selected from 2579 samples collected during a study to determine the causes of vaginal discharge in women attending primary health-care clinics in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Cervical samples were tested for M. genitalium by polymerase chain reaction. In addition, the samples were tested for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of STD and AIDS
DOI: 10.1258/ijsa.2008.008164


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