Academic journal article Iranian Journal of Public Health

Comparison of the Morbidity of Thrichomonas Vaginalis with Three Methods: Dorset, Diamond and Pcr

Academic journal article Iranian Journal of Public Health

Comparison of the Morbidity of Thrichomonas Vaginalis with Three Methods: Dorset, Diamond and Pcr

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Background: Trichomonas vaginalis is a flagellate cell, which lives in the genital- urinary area. It is one of the most com- mon factors, which results in the antivirus and venereal dis- ease cause trichomoniasis. The object of this study is to eval- uate the level of infection of Trichomonas vaginalis by the method of culture like Dorsse diamond and comparison with molecular method PCR in the Kermanshah Province.

Methods: 150 women referred to health center of Kerman- shah from farvardin 1390, were sampled after taking infor- mation and questionnaire by speculum and cotton swab which were maintained in soluble Glucose from vagina secre- tions by a trained midwife. They were used for performing Dorsse culture and Diamond culture and another part solu- ble like a suspension for specific polymerase chain reac- tion(PCR) for trichomonas vaginalis.

Results: From 150 women suspecting to have trichomonas by Dorsse method, 8 subjects were positive. …

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