Pathology 2021 Feb 6;53(2):257-263. Epub 2020 Oct 6.
Department of Microbiology, Monash Pathology, Clayton, Vic, Australia; Monash Infectious Diseases, Monash Health, Clayton, Vic, Australia; Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Vic, Australia.
Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) infection is the leading cause of non-viral sexually transmitted infection (STI) globally and is endemic in rural and remote Australia. However, current accurate prevalence data for TV in urban Australia are scarce as TV is not a notifiable infection outside of the Northern Territory (NT). This study evaluated Australian guidelines for TV testing and determined TV prevalence among patients at a large urban public hospital in Melbourne, Australia. Read More