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Related to bacterial vaginosis: trichomoniasis, Yeast infection, metronidazole, chlamydia
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BV

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for BOUVET ISLAND.

BV

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for Bouvet Island. This would be the code used in international transactions to and from Bouvet Island bank accounts, though as the island is uninhabited, this is unlikely to be used.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Bouvet Island. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Benin.
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Keywords: bacterial vaginosis, vaginitis, bv, sexually transmitted disease, infection, hiv, women
Her research interests include the etiology and management of bacterial vaginosis, sexually transmitted infections and cervical neoplasia in sexual minority women, and the epidemiology and diagnosis of chlamydial infection.
Bacterial vaginosis is caused by a combination of bacteria, including Gardnerella, Mycoplasma and anaerobic bacteria.
Bacterial vaginosis is characterized by a decrease or absence of [H.sub.2][O.sub.2]-producing Lactobacillus species, and an increase in the number and species of anaerobic bacteria.
Prevalence of hydrogen peroxide-producing Lactobacillus species in normal women and women with bacterial vaginosis. J Clin Microbiol.
Costa Silva et al., "Prevalence and Risk Factors for Bacterial Vaginosis and Other Vulvovaginitis in a population of Sexually Active Adolescents from Salvador," in Infectious Disease of Obstetrics Gynecology, p.
18 that the FDA had granted approval to secnidazole (Solosec) 2 g oral granules for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis in adult women.
To study the prevalence of bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy after 20 weeks of gestation.
The product's approval in the US was supported by various studies including two key trials in bacterial vaginosis along with an open label safety study that proved efficacy for single-dose of the drug in two gram strength.
Bacterial Vaginosis is the most prevalent gynecological infection in the US among women ages 15 to 44.
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) remains the most common form of vaginitis affecting women globally [1] and has been linked to several poor outcomes including preterm birth [2] and posthysterectomy infection [3].
Bacterial vaginosis, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, vaginal discharge, vulvovaginal candidiasis.