Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Genital Tract Infections, Bacterial Vaginosis, HIV, and Reproductive Health Issues among Lima-Based Clandestine Female Sex Workers

Table 2

STI/HIV and bacterial vaginosis prevalence among 212 clandestine female sex workers: Lima, Peru, 2003.

N = 212(%)95th CI

HIVa,b5(2.4)(0.3–4.4)
Trichomonas vaginalis c5(2.4)(0.3–4.4)
Treponema pallidum a,d (syphilis)20(9.5)(5.5–13.5)
HSV-2a, e (genital herpes)169(80.1)(74.7–85.5)
Candidiasisa, f21(10.0)(5.9–14.0)
Bacterial vaginosisg
 Normal flora83(39.2)(32.5–45.8)
 Intermediate flora34(16.0)(11.1–21.0)
 BV95(44.8)(38.0–51.6)

aN = 211. bELISA and Western blot assay. cWet mount and In Pouch TV. dRapid plasma reagin (RPR), MHA-TP confirmed. eELISA. fWet mount analysis. gNugent score method.

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