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A longitudinal study of bacterial vaginosis and Mycoplasma genitalium in young Australian women. [ 2008 - 2009 ]

Also known as: Genital infections in young women

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/509144]

Researchers: Prof Jane Hocking (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Catriona Bradshaw Prof Basil Donovan Prof Christopher Fairley A/Pr Marie Pirotta
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Brief description The aim of this research project is to measure how many Australian women are infected with either bacterial vaginosis or Mycoplasma genitalium. These infections can be associated with significant reproductive complications for women. Very little is know about how common these infections are or how often they can occur. This study will follow 1400 women over 12 months, asking them to provide vaginal swabs through the post for testing for these infections.

Funding Amount $AUD 102,270.97

Funding Scheme NHMRC Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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