Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 10th, 2006
Investigators at the University of Athens conducted a study "to evaluate the relationship between bacterial vaginosis (BV) and group B streptococcal (GBS) colonization in the 2nd trimester of pregnancy and preterm delivery."
G. Daskalakis and colleagues explained, "1,197 pregnant women between 22 and 25 weeks' gestation had a high vaginal swab for assessment of BV and GBS. Exclusion criteria were: previous preterm delivery, or mid-trimester abortion or termination of...
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