Risks for acquisition of bacterial vaginosis among women who report sex with women: a cohort study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

PloS one, Volume 5, Issue 6, p.e11139 (2010)

Keywords:

2010, Adolescent, Adult, Bacteria, Center-Authored Paper, Cohort Studies, Female, Homosexuality, Female, Humans, Prevalence, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S, Sexual Partners, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Vaginosis, Bacterial

Abstract:

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is common in women who have sex with women. While cross-sectional data support a role for sexual transmission, risks for incident BV have not been prospectively studied in this group.