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Table 3 Association between lactobacilli and other genital micro-organisms

From: Bacterial vaginosis, vaginal flora patterns and vaginal hygiene practices in patients presenting with vaginal discharge syndrome in The Gambia, West Africa

Genital micro-organisms Prevalence of genital micro-organism in those with:
  No lactobacilli                   Non H2O2 producing lactobacilli H2O2 producing lactobacilli P-value 1
  n/N (%) n/N (%) n/N (%)  
C trachomatis 21/140 (15.0) 4/18 (22.2) 1/42 (2.4) 0.024
N gonorrhoeae 12/138 (8.7) 0/17 (0) 1/42 (2.4) 0.303
Candida spp 34/110 (30.9) 6/14 (42.9) 16/32 (50.0) 0.108
T vaginalis 19/140 (13.6) 1/18 (5.6) 3/39 (7.1) 0.509
G vaginalis 78/140 (55.7) 5/18 (27.8) 9/40 (22.5) <0.001
Anaerobes 16/34 (47.1) 0/3 (0) 3/21 (14.3) 0.016
M hominis 33/137 (24.1) 5/17 (29.4) 5/40 (12.5) 0.214
  1. 1 From Fisher's Exact test because of small numbers in some categories.