International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016


Pattern of Sexually Transmitted Infections in Pregnant Women

Dr. S. Kalaivani [9]


Abstract: PATTERN OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS IN PREGNANT WOMEN INTRODUCTION Women who are pregnant may become infected with sexually transmitted infections (STI). The outcome of pregnancy may be affected as the newborn get infections via perinatal transmission. AIM To estimate the pattern of sexually transmitted infections in pregnant women attending STD OP. MATERIALS & METHODS A clinical retrospective study was conducted in pregnant women from January 2013 June 2015 by history, clinical examination, laboratory investigations after informed consent. RESULTS Among 11959 female patients, pregnant women were 84 (0.7 %).41 (48.8 %) pregnant women had STIs with genital wart 10 (24 %), syphilis 9 (22 %), vulvovaginal candidasis 8 (19 %), molluscum contagiosum 2 (5 %), trichomoniasis, HIV +ve, and bacterial vaginosis were 2.5 %. Pattern of mixed infections like Early latent syphilis +VVC, VVC+ genital wart+ genital herpes, HIV+ve + herpes, HIV +ve +genital wart constitute 2.5 % each. CONCLUSION This study stresses the importance of Antenatal screening for HIV, Syphilis in 1st & 3rd trimester & partner screening.


Keywords: PREGNANT WOMEN, SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS STIs, HIV, VULVOVAGINAL CANDIDIASIS VVC, GENITAL WART


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016,


Pages: 1904 - 1906


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