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Diagnosis Treatment of Salpingo-Oophoritis

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Part of the Developments in Perinatal Medicine book series (DIPM, volume 2)

Abstract

Acute salpingitis is a spontaneous infection which occurs among sexually active, menstruating, nonpregnant women. The majority of infections are caused by bacteria and a polymicrobial bacterial infection is common Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis and a wide variety of aerobic and anaerobic bacteria are most frequently isolated from women with acute salpingitis. Genital mycoplasmas also have been recovered from a small number of infections. A tuberculous, parasitic or fungal salpingitis is rare among women in industrialized countries.

Keywords

Fallopian Tube Chlamydia Trachomatis Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Urea Plasma Urealyticum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology RH-20University of Washington School of MedicineSeattleUSA

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