VULVOVAGINAL CANDIDA INFECTION PREVALENCE IN TASHKENT

Uktam Ziyadullaev

Abstract


Background: The information on the prevalence of vulvovaginal candidiasis does not always reflect real situation regarding this disease, since the frequency of patients’ self- treatment remains high, as evidenced by the results of the studies based on anonymous surveys. The prevalence of this disease is growing steadily both in Uzbekistan and elsewhere in the world.  Accumulated problems have provided grounds to conduct the research on the prevalence of Candida vulvovaginitis in the juvenile age population of Tashkent city. Method: The study included examining of 2107 adolescent aged girls of high schools, lyceums and colleges of Tashkent city. Results: Thus, in the studied region the prevalence of Candida vulvovaginitis in adolescent population is high, which in turn requires to take steps to further improve treatment and prevention. 

 


Keywords


Candida Infection, Prevalence, Adolescent Girls

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12955/emhpj.v6i0.387

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