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New diagnostic test for vaginal infection

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6957.807 (Published 24 September 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:807
  1. S C Arya
  1. Centre for Logistical Research and Innovation, M-122 (of part 2), Greater Kailash-II, New Delhi - 110048, India.

    EDITOR, - The rapid visual test for bacterial vaginosis developed by Thomas C O'Dowd and Nick Bourne is based on diamine oxidases and is targeted to react with diamines, cadaverine, and putrescine, which are responsible for the fishy odour associated with bacterial vaginosis.1 The authors succinctly outline …

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