ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

Hariom Sharan
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, Sri Aurobindo Medical College and Post Graduate Institute, Indore – 453 555, India.
J. Pure Appl. Microbiol., 2016, 10 (3): 2361-2365
© The Author(s). 2016
Received: 11/03/2016 | Accepted: 16/05/2016 | Published: 30/09/2016

Aerobic vaginitis interferes with female reproductive health and foetus at risk as associated with complications. A total of 190 cases of vaginitis were considered for the study. Prevalence of aerobic vaginitis was 28.95%. Majority of cases 57.9% were belong to age group of 26-35 years. Predominant bacteria were E.coli 30.44%, Enterococcus faecalis 23.19%, Staphylococcus aureus 18.84%, members of Enterobacteriaceae and non fermenters. Most effective antibiotics were clindamycin, linezolid & vancomycin for gram positive and imipenem & aminoglycosides for gram negative bacteria.


Aerobic vaginitis, Bacterial aetiology, Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern.

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