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Descriptor English: Vaginosis, Bacterial
Descriptor Spanish: Vaginosis Bacteriana
Descriptor vaginitis bacteriana
Entry term(s) vaginitis inespecífica
vaginosis bacteriana
Scope note: Vaginitis polimicrobiana inespecífica que se asocia a cultivos positivos de Gardnerella vaginalis y de otros microorganismos anaerobios y a la disminución de lactobacilos. No se ha aclarado si el suceso patogénico inicial es producido por el crecimiento de los anaerobios o por reducción primaria de los lactobacilos.
Descriptor Portuguese: Vaginose Bacteriana
Descriptor French: Vaginose bactérienne
Entry term(s): Bacterial Vaginitides
Bacterial Vaginitis
Bacterial Vaginoses
Bacterial Vaginosis
Nonspecific Vaginitis
Vaginitides, Bacterial
Vaginitis, Bacterial
Vaginitis, Nonspecific
Vaginoses, Bacterial
Tree number(s): C01.150.252.954
C13.351.500.894.906.800
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016585
Scope note: Polymicrobial, nonspecific vaginitis associated with positive cultures of Gardnerella vaginalis and other anaerobic organisms and a decrease in lactobacilli. It remains unclear whether the initial pathogenic event is caused by the growth of anaerobes or a primary decrease in lactobacilli.
Annotation: coord IM with specific bacterium/infections heading (IM) or specific bacterium (IM) if no precoord bact/infect term exists
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Bacterial Infections (1983-1991)
Vaginitis (1983-1991)
Public MeSH Note: 92
History Note: 92
Entry Version: VAGINOSIS BACT
DeCS ID: 29752
Unique ID: D016585
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/01/25
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Vaginosis, Bacterial - Preferred
Concept UI M0025299
Scope note Polymicrobial, nonspecific vaginitis associated with positive cultures of Gardnerella vaginalis and other anaerobic organisms and a decrease in lactobacilli. It remains unclear whether the initial pathogenic event is caused by the growth of anaerobes or a primary decrease in lactobacilli.
Preferred term Vaginosis, Bacterial
Entry term(s) Bacterial Vaginitides
Bacterial Vaginitis
Bacterial Vaginoses
Bacterial Vaginosis
Nonspecific Vaginitis
Vaginitides, Bacterial
Vaginitis, Bacterial
Vaginitis, Nonspecific
Vaginoses, Bacterial



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