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Vaginal Microbiota Among Postmenopausal Women

2014-08-27 03:15:18 | BioPortfolio

Summary

It is known that vaginal bacteria have an impact upon the health status of the host, in some cases protecting against infection and in other cases causing infection, depending on the bacterial types present. This study will compare the composition of vaginal bacteria to symptoms of vaginal dryness in order to try and identify if certain bacteria might cause some of the problems associated with vaginal dryness among post-menopausal women.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Vulvovaginal Atrophy

Location

Victoria Family Medical Center
London
Ontario
Canada
ON N5Z

Status

Recruiting

Source

Lawson Health Research Institute

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:18-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A genus of yeast-like mitosporic Saccharomycetales fungi characterized by producing yeast cells, mycelia, pseudomycelia, and blastophores. It is commonly part of the normal flora of the skin, mouth, intestinal tract, and vagina, but can cause a variety of infections, including CANDIDIASIS; ONYCHOMYCOSIS; vulvovaginal candidiasis (CANDIDIASIS, VULVOVAGINAL), and thrush (see CANDIDIASIS, ORAL). (From Dorland, 28th ed)

Hereditary conditions that feature progressive visual loss in association with optic atrophy. Relatively common forms include autosomal dominant optic atrophy (OPTIC ATROPHY, AUTOSOMAL DOMINANT) and Leber hereditary optic atrophy (OPTIC ATROPHY, HEREDITARY, LEBER).

Infection of the VULVA and VAGINA with a fungus of the genus CANDIDA.

Progressive, autosomal recessive, diffuse atrophy of the choroid, pigment epithelium, and sensory retina that begins in childhood.

An X-linked recessive form of spinal muscular atrophy. It is due to a mutation of the gene encoding the ANDROGEN RECEPTOR.

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