CME/CE: The State of Bacterial Vaginosis

CME/CE: The State of Bacterial Vaginosis
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Steven E. Chavoustie, MD, FACOG, CCRP

Principal Investigator
Segal Institute for Clinical Research

Steven E. Chavoustie, MD, FACOG, CCRP, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that he has served as a consultant for Symbiomix Therapeutics, LLC.

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Steven E. Chavoustie, MD, FACOG, CCRP (click to view)

Steven E. Chavoustie, MD, FACOG, CCRP

Principal Investigator
Segal Institute for Clinical Research

Steven E. Chavoustie, MD, FACOG, CCRP, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that he has served as a consultant for Symbiomix Therapeutics, LLC.

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a prevalent infection among women in the United States. However, awareness of BV is poor, the diagnosis is complex, and treatment options are limited and less than optimal, leaving room for improvement in these areas.
Readings & Resources (click to view)

Chavoustie S, Eder S, Koltun, et al. Experts explore the state of bacterial vaginosis and the unmet needs facing women and providers. Int J Gynaecol & Obstet. 2017;2:107-109. Available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ijgo.12114/full.

Allsworth J, Peipert, J. Prevalence of bacterial vaginosis: 2001-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data. Obstet Gynecol. 2007;109:114-120.

Bilardi J, Walker S, McNair R, et al. Women’s management of recurrent bacterial vaginosis and experiences of clinical care: a qualitative study. PLoS One. 2016;11:e0151794.

Bradshaw C, Morton A, Hocking J, et al. High recurrence rates of bacterial vaginosis over the course of 12 months after oral metronidazole therapy and factors associated with recurrence. J Infect Dis. 2006;193:1478-1486.

Hoffman M, Bellad M, Charantimath U, et al. A comparison of colorimetric assessment of vaginal pH with Nugent score for the detection of bacterial vaginosis. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Feb 15 [ePub ahead of print]. Available at www.hindawi.com/journals/idog/2017/1040984.

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