Detection of Trichomonas vaginalis by different methods in women from Dohok province, Iraq
AbstractThis study compared 4 different diagnostic methods for the detection of Trichomonas vaginalis in vaginal swab specimens from women attending a hospital in Dohuk in Iraq. A total of 425 vaginal swabs were obtained from women complaining of vaginal discharge associated with vaginitis, cervicitis and pelvic inflammatory disease. The results showed that 10 [2.4%] swabs were positive for T. vaginalis by wet smear preparation, 15 [3.5%] by haematoxylin-eosin stained smear, 17 [4.0%] by Papanicolaou stain and 23 [5.4%] using Diamond modified culture. The rate varied significantly by age and was highest in young women aged 20-25 years [7.6%] and lowest in the age group 36-40 years [2.2%]. The highest rate of infection with T. vaginalis was detected by Diamond modified culture
Al Saeed, W.M. (2011). Detection of Trichomonas vaginalis by different methods in women from Dohok province, Iraq. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/118144
EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 17 (9), 706-709, 2011
MetadataShow full item record
Showing items related by title and MeSH subject.
Mahdi, N.K.; Gany, Z.H.; Sharief, M. (2006)To investigate the effect of drugs other than metronidazole, 3 non- pregnant women infected with Trichomonas vaginalis were treated with doxycycline, 2x200 mg/ day for 1 week. Another 3 women were treated with praziquantel, single dose, 40 mg/ kg body weight. No therapeutic effect was detected for either drug. In vitro, oxytetracycline led to death of T. vaginalis at a concentration of 15 mg in 0.5 mL medium. Extract of Myrtus communis caused death of T. vaginalis at pH 4.65, but failed to do so at pH 6.00. Extract of Eucalyptus comaldensis [50 ...
Etiology of urethral discharge in West Africa : the role of Mycoplasma genitalium and Trichomonas vaginalis / Jacques Pépin ... [et al.] Pépin, Jacques; Sobéla, François; Deslandes, Sylvie; Alary, Michel; Wegner, Karsten; Khonde, JNzambi; Kintin, Frédéric; Kamuragiye, Aloys; Sylla, Mohammed; Zerbo, Petit-Jean; Baganizi, Enias; Koné, Alassane; Kane, Fadel; Masse, Benoit; Viens, Pierre; Frost, Eric (2001)
Prevalence and incidence of selected sexually transmitted infections, Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, syphilis and trichomonas vaginalis : methods and results used by WHO to generate 2005 estimates World Health Organization (Chlamydia infections, 2011)