Published in Women's Health Law Weekly, June 5th, 2005
Study 1: A point-of-care test for bacterial vaginosis, called the BVBlue test, is appropriate for use in low-resource areas, providing fast and reliable results, say sexual health specialists in Melbourne, Australia.
"Bacterial vaginosis (BV) remains the most common cause of abnormal vaginal discharge in women of reproductive age and is associated with increased susceptibility to human immunodeficiency virus and [other] sexually transmitted infections and preterm delivery. Present diagnostic methods require access to microscopy and laboratory expertise;...
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