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Epidemiology of gonococcal vulvovaginitis among children in the tropics.
  1. K O Alausa,
  2. A O Osoba


    In a three-year prospective clinical study, 42 children aged between 1 and 12 years were found to have gonococcal vulvovaginitis. Epidemiological investigations showed that contaminated fomites--particularly bedclothing, underclothing, and towels--and precocious sexual intercourse were the important vehicles of transmission of gonococci to the genital tract of these children.

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