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ALVAREZ RODRIGUEZ, José Manuel et al. Epidemiology of the vaginal infection in diabetic pregnant women. MEDISAN [online]. 2014, vol.18, n.1, pp.84-89. ISSN 1029-3019.

A descriptive and cross-sectional study of 37 diabetic pregnant women admitted in the Perinatology Service of "Orlando Pantoja Tamayo" General Hospital in Contramaestre, Santiago de Cuba province, was carried out from January to December, 2012, aimed at characterizing them from the epidemiological point of view. The information was processed with the program SPSS, version 11.5 and the percentage was used as summary measure. Among the main results the 26-30 year group (35.1%), the diagnosis of vaginal infection at 28-36 weeks (48.7%), the incorrect technique for the toilet (67.6%) and moniliasis as the main infection cause (62.2%) prevailed. It is imposed to intensify strategies for the prevention of these infections in this populational group

Keywords : gestacional diabetes; vaginal infection; gestacional age; Perinatology Service.

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