Survey of Trichomoniasis Among Women in Maiduguri - Nigeria

  • A. A. Biu Department of Veterinary Parasitology and Entomology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri - Nigeria
  • A. U. Christiana Department of Veterinary Parasitology and Entomology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri - Nigeria
Keywords: Survey, Trichomoniasis, Women, Maiduguri, Nigeria

Abstract

A survey of trichomoniasis among women in Maiduguri, Nigeria was carried out. Mid-stream early morning urine samples were obtained in screw-capped sterile bottles from 108 women aged between 11-60 years attending the State Specialist Hospital Maiduguri. Laboratory findings showed that 70(64.8%) of the women had trichomoniasis. Age groups between 21-25 years had the highest prevalence of infection 24(22.2%). This study confirms the prevalence of trichomoniasis in Maiduguri, Nigeria.

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Published
2016-06-27
How to Cite
A. A. Biu, & A. U. Christiana. (2016). Survey of Trichomoniasis Among Women in Maiduguri - Nigeria. Annals of Borno, 26(1), 189-192. Retrieved from http://journals.unimaid.edu.ng/index.php/annals_of_Borno/article/view/35