Eligibility Requirements

Bacterial Vaginosis

You do not have to have bacterial vaginosis to participate in this study. We are looking for women who either currently have bacterial vaginosis (and will be treated during the study), or women that do not have bacterial vaginosis as a comparison.

Age requirements

We are looking for women ages 18 to 50 to participate in this study.

Pregnancy

We are looking for women who are not pregnant, and are not planning on becoming pregnant for the duration of the study (6 months).

Hysterectomy

We are looking for women who have never had a hysterectomy to participate in this study.

Sample collection

We are looking for women who are willing to take daily swabs, and will require these samples to be kept in a freezer between monthly visits to the clinic. For a complete description of what is required of participants during the study, click the button below:

Participant requirements