:: Volume 13, Issue 2 (Iranian South Medical Journal 2010) ::
Iran South Med J 2010, 13(2): 108-113 Back to browse issues page
Detection of vaginal candida species in vaginitis patients who referred to Abolfazl Outpatient Clinic in Bushehr
Morad Ali Fouladvand Mr, Behrouz Naiemi Mr 1, Mohamad Ali Haghighi Mr
1- , b.naeimi1350@gmail.com
Abstract:   (18033 Views)
Background: Candida vulvovaginitis is a disease caused by colonization of candida species in mucosa of genital tract of women. There was no any information about epidemiology of this infection in Bushehr city, so this survey was conducted to detect yeasts species in women who referred to health center clinics from June to September 2002 in Bushehr city. Methods: In this study from 80 women who suspected to vulvovaginitis ,160 vaginal swabs were collected (two swabs from each woman) and examined by direct microscopic slide and culture method by using the sugar fermentation and assimilation isolated yeasts were specified. Results: From 80 subjects participated in this study, 42 cases were positive for vulvovaginitis. Etiologic species of 42 positive cases were as follow: 31 cases were Candida albicans, 5 cases Candida glabrata, 4 cases Candida tropicalis and 2 cases were Candida Kefyer. Conclusion: This study showed, candida albicans is predominant species in this group of patients.
Keywords: fungal infections, candidiasis, vulvovaginitis, Candida species
Full-Text [PDF 167 kb]   (1495 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Original | Subject: General
Received: 2010/05/8 | Accepted: 2010/05/8 | Published: 2010/05/8

XML   Persian Abstract   Print

Volume 13, Issue 2 (Iranian South Medical Journal 2010) Back to browse issues page