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Jairia Dela Cruz, 24 Jan 2017
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Bacterial vaginosis affects approximately 29% of women of childbearing age. The aetiology of the disorder is unclear, but it is characterized by an alteration in the vaginal microflora and the replacement of Lactobacillus spp with anaerobic vaginal bacteria such as Gardnerella vaginalis, Prevotella spp, Mobiluncus spp, Mycoplasma hominis, and Atopobium vaginae. The disorder can become chronic, but a recent study has shown that the application of vaginal ascorbic acid (vitamin C) tablets has a prophylactic effect.