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Abstract : Bacterial vaginosis is one of the most common genital tract infections among reproductive age group, thefore the aim of current study to determine the prevalence bacterial vaginosis (BV) among Iraqi women of reproductive age group attending Al-Immamein Al-Kadhimaein Hospital. A cross-sectional study was conducted at the Al-Immamein Al-Kadhimaein Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq, amongst non-pregnant asymptomatic women aged 19 to 45 years. conducted between the months from January and June of 2020. Swabs collected for culture were transported and delivered to the laboratory immediately. for culture and Biochemical tests were used to identify specific isolates. Sixty-five out of 198 women (33 %) tested positive for BV. The highest BV (No.= 27, 41.5 %) was discovered in the age group 31–35 years, (No.= 12, 18.5 %) in the age group 40 years, so BV was most frequent in married women (90.7.2%), those with higher schooling (38.5%), and people who lived in cities (53.9 %). as well as in current study, 65 bacterial isolates were isolated, with S. aureus (25.4 %), Coagulase-negative Staphylococci (CONS) (15.4 %), S. agalactiae (23 %), E. coli (20 %), and Klebsiella species (12.3 %) accounting for 29.3 % (19/65) of the total, all isolates were susceptible to Gentamycin (GEN). Among Gram-positive bacteria, S. aureus was sensitive to both Ciprofloxacin (CIP) and Gentamycin (GEN) (93%) but susceptible to Erythromycin (ER) (20%), Strep. agalactiae sensitivity as (100%), E. coli was the most frequently isolated bacteria and was susceptible to Gentamycin (GEN) (97%) and Ciprofloxacin (CIP) (95 %), but to Erythromycin (ER) (20%). Sixty-five out of 198 women (33 %) tested positive for BV. The highest BV (No.= 27, 41.5 %) was discovered in the age group 31–35 years, (No.= 12, 18.5 %), so BV was most frequent in married women (90.7.2%), those with higher schooling (38.5%), and people who lived in cities (53.9 %). as well as 65 bacterial isolates were isolated, with S. aureus (25.4 %), Coagulase-negative Staphylococci (15.4 %), S. agalactiae (23 %), E. coli (20 %), and Klebsiella species (12.3 %), all isolates were susceptible to Gentamycin S. aureus was sensitive to both Ciprofloxacin and Gentamycin (93%), Strep. agalactiae sensitivity as (100%).

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