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Table 2 Follow up characteristics

From: Long-term Lactobacillus rhamnosus BMX 54 application to restore a balanced vaginal ecosystem: a promising solution against HPV-infection

  GROUP 1 (n = 60) GROUP 2 (n = 57)
FOLLOW UP (months) t0 t3 t6 t9 t0 t3 t6 t9
Bacterial infections (n, %) 33 (55.0%) 1 (1.6%) 0 (0%) 2 (3.3%) 31 (54.4%) 1 (1.7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Yeast infections (n, %) 27 (45.0%) 3 (5.0%) 0 (0%) 7 (11.6%) 26 (45.6%) 1 (1.7%) 0 (0%) 1 (1.7%)
PAP smear abnormalities (n, %) 40 (66.6%) 28 (46.6%) 25 (41.6%) 39 (68.4%) 25 (43.8%) 8 (14.0%)
HPV DNA+ (n, %) 55 (91.7%) 48 (80.0%) 51 (89.4%) 33 (57.8%)
Pathologic colposcopy findings (HPV DNA negative) (n, %) 5 (8.3%) 2 (3.3%) 3 (5.0%) 3 (5.0%) 6 (10.5%) 3 (5.2%) 2 (3.5%) 0 (0%)