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

Publication Type:

Journal Article


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


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


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.