Vaginal infections are common among HIV/AIDS-infected women. Symptomatic vaginal yeast infections are increased amongHIV-infected women with low CD4+ lymphocyte counts in the absence of antifungal prophylaxis. Three hundred eighty seven patients who presented to the HIV Clinic with symptoms of lower abdominal pain, itching and abnormal vaginal discharge were selected after obtaining written informed consent. High vaginal/cervical swabs were collected, cultured and processed using standard microbiological methods. Anti-microbial sensitivity patterns of the isolates were determined.
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