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Gardnerella BV

Discussion in 'Step I' started by dyspareunia, May 14, 2014.

  1. dyspareunia


    Mar 6, 2014
    Page 143 of FA14 says "Treatment [for gardnerella bacterial vaginosis]: metronidazole or (to treat anaerobic bacteria) clindamycin."

    What are they getting at when they refer to clinda as "to treat anaerobic bacteria"? Metronidazole is for anaerobes too last time I checked.
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  3. Diggidy

    Diggidy 7+ Year Member

    Jan 20, 2009
    It seems like nonsense to me, they certainly are both for anaerobic infections.
  4. CherryRedDracul

    CherryRedDracul Resident Sh!tposter Physician 5+ Year Member

    Oct 12, 2012
    North America
    Looks like redundant redundancy. Both metronidazole and clindamycin are used for anaerobic bacteria and Gardnerella is anaerobic.

    You should submit the error or ask for clarification.

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