Published in Women's Health Weekly, November 3rd, 2005
According to United States investigators, "Controversy surrounds the association between bacterial vaginosis (BV) and pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Women (N=1,140) were ascertained at five U.S. centers, enrolled (1999-2001), and followed up for a median of 3 years."
R. B. Ness and colleagues explained their study: "Serial vaginal swabs were obtained for Gram's stain and cultures. PID was defined as 1) histologic endometritis or 2) pelvic pain and tenderness plus oral temperature >38.8 degrees C,...
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