Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

The Role of Polymorphonuclear Leukocyte Counts from Urethra, Cervix, and Vaginal Wet Mount in Diagnosis of Nongonococcal Lower Genital Tract Infection

Table 2

Adjusted prevalence ratios of microscopic signs of inflammation in urethra, vagina, and cervix cervicitis by significant pathogens, conditions, and behavioral characteristics in the univariate analyses.

CharacteristicsPMNLs>5
(Urethral smear)
APR (95% CI)
pPMNLs>10
(Urethral smear)
APR (95% CI)
pPMNLs > epit.
(Vag. wet smear)
APR (95% CI)
pPMNLs>30
(cervical smear)
APR (95% CI)
p

Chlamydia trachomatis1.68 (1.34-2.11)<0.0013.00 (2.08-4.35)<0.0011.91 (1.32-2.67)<0.0011.90 (1.34-2.69)<0.001
Ureaplasma urealyticum------1.37 (0.97-1.94)0.078
Double infection CT/MG/UU1.09 (0.89-1.32)0.4131.05 (0.67-1.65)0.829
Vaginal candidiasis--1.52 (1.11-2.09)0.0092.03 (1.46-2.82)<0,001--
Warts--1.00 (0.14-6.97)1.000----
Regular partner last 61.17 (0.97-1.42)0.100----1.58 (1.22-2.03)<0.001
Condom use vaginal sex---1.00 (0.66-1.5291.000
Symptoms of vaginal discharge----1.64 (1.15-2.33)0.006--
Dysuria1.17 (0.96-1.42)0.1121.66 (1.17-2.36)0.004----

APR: Adjusted prevalence ratios.
infection was excluded as the data were too sparse.
Significant values in bold.

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