Bacterial vaginosis and past chlamydial infection are strongly and independently associated with tubal infertility but do not affect in vitro fertilization success rates.
- Published Article
Fertility and Sterility
- Publication Date
Oct 01, 1999
This study provides further evidence of the pelvic pathogenicity of bacterial vaginosis. However, it shows that women who have bacterial vaginosis or who have been treated for chlamydial infection in the past achieve pregnancy rates with IVF treatment similar to those of women who have no evidence of such infections.
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