Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research

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Types of vaginal microbiomes in PCOS affected females

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Volume : 8, Issue : 4, Year : 2021

Article Page : 443-447

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Objective: To evaluate and analyze the microbiomes component of the vagina in females with polycystic ovarian syndrome PCOS, and compare it with that of healthy females.
Study Design: A case- control study included 120 participants, 60 had been diagnosed as having PCOS according to the Rotterdam Criteria for diagnosis of PCOS and the other 60 are healthy females visiting the outpatient private clinics in Hay Aljameaa/ Al-Harthya in Baghdad from October 2020 till march 2021 for different medical problems, statistical analysis was done by using the SPSS computer application for statistical analysis.
Results: Both study groups had L. crispatus in their vagina, while for L. jensonii 93.33% of control group have this microbiota while only 66.66% of PCOS group have it, L. gasseri presents in the vagina of 80% of controls and only 38.33% of PCOS. S. aureus in 41.66% of PCOS group and only 3.33% of control group, S. epidermidis presents in 25% of PCOS females while it not presents in control group. Str. Pyogenes presents in 36.67% of PCOS group and absent in control group (p< 0> Conclusion: There is large diversity in the vaginal microbiota with disruption to normal flora in PCOS affected patients so We need further studies to evaluate the relationship between the microbiota and different PCOS symptoms.

Keywords: Poly cystic ovarin syndrom (PCOS), Vaginal microbiota, Rotterdam Criteria and Lactobacilli Speceies.

How to cite : Ahmed D T, Types of vaginal microbiomes in PCOS affected females. Indian J Obstet Gynecol Res 2021;8(4):443-447

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