Mannose-binding lectin gene polymorphism, vulvovaginal candidiasis, and bacterial vaginosis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Candidiasis, Vulvovaginal
  • Mannose-Binding Lectin
  • Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide
  • Vaginosis, Bacterial

abstract

  • The incidence of vulvovaginal candidiasis and bacterial vaginosis differs by ethnicity in Brazilian women. The MBL2 codon 54 gene polymorphism is associated with both recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis and recurrent bacterial vaginosis.

publication date

  • May 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.AOG.0000260386.17555.a5

PubMed ID

  • 17470593

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1123

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 109

number

  • 5