Incidence of Non-Gonococcal Infection in Childbearing and Pregnant Women in Ardabil

Document Type : Research Article


1 Department of Microbiology, Islamic Azad University Zanjan Branch, Zanjan, Iran

2 Department of Microbiology, Islamic Azad University Ardabil Branch, Ardabil, Iran

3 Medical Science University of Ardabil Branch, Ardabil, Iran


Non-gonococcal infections causes are made up of Chlamydia trachomatis (one of the most common infection Non-Gonococcal), Ureaplasma urealyticum (a possible causal in acute pyelonephritis, pelvic inflammatory disease, curiuamniutis, bacterial vaginosis, preterm birth, Non-Gonococcal urethritis, miscarriage, infertility and spontaneous abortion), Gardnerella vaginalis and Streptococcus agalactiae (could be lead to colonization and disease in newborns). This study was achieved on 100 pregnant women that were conferred to the Alavi hospital of Ardabil city and done at the winter 1389 to late spring 1390. Three swab of vaginal discharge and 2 ml of blood were obtained from each woman. The samples were cultured on specific environments and analyzed by enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). Finally, Ureaplasma urealyticum, Chlamydia trachomatis, Gardnerella vaginalis and Streptococcus agalactiae were isolated. In 26 cases Chlamydia trachomatis (%28.6), 18 cases Ureaplasma urealyticum (%19.8), 28 cases Gardnerella vaginalis (%30.8) and 18 cases Streptococcus agalactiae (%19.8), were isolated. Women who were spending their third trimester, had high outbreak chance rather than other women to these infections.


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