Symptomatic trichomoniasis, metronidazole allergic and pregnant - A management dilemma

N. J. Lomax*, C. Estcourt, R. Mirakian

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A case of persistent Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) in a pregnant, metronidazole-allergic woman is described. This case posed a management dilemma as untreated TV has been associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes but antibiotic desensitization is potentially dangerous during pregnancy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)275-276
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of STD and AIDS
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2004
Externally publishedYes


  • Allergy
  • Metronidazole
  • Pregnancy
  • Trichomonas vaginalis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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