Authors : X-Y Ang, F-Y-L Chung, B-K Lee, S N A Azhar, S Sany, N S Roslan, N Ahmad, S M Yusof, N Abdullah, N N Nik Ab Rahman, N Abdul Wahid, Z Z Deris, C-E Oon, W F Wan Adnan, M-T Liong
Title of Publication : Lactobacilli reduce recurrences of vaginal candidiasis in pregnant women: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
Journal Name : Journal Of Applied Microbiology
Quartile : Q2
Impact Factor : 4.059
The study demonstrated the preventive and modulatory roles of lactobacilli strains against VC in pregnant women. Taken altogether, the present data illustrated that lactobacilli probiotics are beneficial towards pregnant women, especially in reducing vulvovaginal symptoms and recurrences of VC, accompanied by improved emotional and social distress attributed to VC, thus could be a potential strategy for the maintenance of vaginal health during pregnancy.