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Year : 1992  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 207-210

Anaerobic Bacterial Infection In Febrile Obstetrics Cases

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Vaginal swabs of one hundred and eighty Obstetric cases of fever for more than 5 days duration were studied for anaerobic infection. Incidence of anaerobic positive cultures was found in 31.1 percent cases in pure cultures and in mixed culture with aerobic bacteria in 36.7 percent cases. Peptostreptococci were the commonest anaerobe isolated. The severity and incidence of clinical complications were significantly higher with anaerobic infections, as compared to mixed, aerobic & anaerobic infection and aerobic infections.


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