Reproductive Tract Infection (RTIS) Resulting In To Gynaecological Morbidity

Indian Journal of Applied Basic Medical Sciences
Year: 2019, Volume: 21(A), Issue. (1), January
First page: (256) Last page: (264)
Online ISSN: 2249-7935
Print ISSN: 0975-8917

Reproductive Tract Infection (RTIS) Resulting In To Gynaecological Morbidity
Sanatkumar T. Sahita1*, Bharatiben C. Purohit2
1Assistant professor, 2Retired Professor & Head of Microbiology,  Siddhpur Dental college, Siddhpur, Patan.
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Online Published on 02-Jan-2019


Background: Reproductive tract infection (RTIs); including Sexually transmitted disease and Non sexually transmitted disease are being increasingly recognized, as a serious public health problem. RTIs causes suffering of both men and women, but their consequences are far more divasting and wide spreads, among women. Adolescent ignore the risk factor. Women carry a heavy burden of reproductive morbidity.Method: To detect the incidence of microbiological infection,sexually transmitted infections i.e. Gonorrhoea, Bacterial vaginosis, Trichomonas and non sexually transmitted infections in women attending to tertiary care centre, Ahmadabad, from March 2005 to March 2006. Vaginal /cervical swabs were collected and microbiological investigation, including microscopy and culture sensitivity test were carried out from 120 females.Result: Vaginal discharge (100%) was most common symptom reported, followed by infections (36.6%), lower abdominal pain (27.5%) and other miscellaneous symptoms like, Genital itching, foul smelling, cervicitis, abortion, genital ulcer, tender cervix, tender PV and tender fornix were from 3.3 to 0.8%..In microbiological results of female’s vaginal discharge, Candida albicans and other Candida spp.(22.5%), Staphylococcus aureus (10%), Escherichia coli (3.33%), Klebsiella spp.(4%) and Proteus spp.(1.66%), Aspergillous niger (2.5%) Trichomonas vaginalis infection (2.5%), Bacterial vaginosis (20%) were found.Conclusion: In present study, infection of fungi, bacterial were commonly found, Escherichia coli, Klebseilla spp. and Proteus spp. identified with symptoms of burring maturation due to relation to urinary tract.


Reproductive tract infections, Bacterial vaginosis

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