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Wet Mount Microscopy of the Vaginal Milieu Does Not Predict the Outcome of Fertility Treatments: A Cross-sectional Study: Erratum

Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease: April 2022 - Volume 26 - Issue 2 - p 192-193
doi: 10.1097/LGT.0000000000000674
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In the article “Wet Mount Microscopy of the Vaginal Milieu Does Not Predict the Outcome of Fertility Treatments: A Cross-sectional Study,” data are misaligned in Tables 2 and 3. The corrected tables appear below. The authors regret the errors.

TABLE 2 - Outcomes for IVF//ICSI
Biochemical pregnancy Clinical pregnancy US 1st trimester Live birth rate
% (n/N) p % (n/N) p % (n/N) p % (n/N) p
BV Yes 34.6% (18/52) .556 28.8% (15/52) .370 23.1% (12/52) .216 23.1% (12/52) .146
No 29.4% (70/238) 22.7% (54/238) 15.3% (36/235) 14.6% (34/233)
Moderate/severe AV Yes 0.0% (0/3) .556 0.0% (0/3) 1.000 0.0% (0/3) 1.000 0.0% (0/3) 1.000
No 30.7% (88/287) 24.0% (69/287) 16.9% (48/284) 16.3% (46/282)
Candida species Yes 14.3% (1/7) .679 14.3% (1/7) 1.000 0.0% (0/7) .605 0.0% (0/7) .603
No 30.7% (87/283) 24.0% (68/283) 17.1% (48/280) 16.5% (46/278)
Cytolysis Yes 27.4% (17/62) .642 21.0% (13/62) .617 12.9% (8/62) .444 11.5% (7/61) .329
No 31.1% (71/228) 24.6% (56/228) 17.8% (40/225) 17.4% (39/224)
Abnormal vaginal flora Yes 30.2% (35/116) 1.000 25.0% (29/116) .778 19.1% (22/115) .421 19.3% (22/114) .253
No 30.5% (53/174) 23.0% (40/174) 15.1% (26/172) 14.0% (24/171)
BV or moderate/severe AV Yes 32.7% (18/55) .745 27.3% (15/55) .487 21.8% (12/55) .314 1.8% (12/55) .222
No 29.8% (70/235) 23.0% (54/235) 15.5% (36/232) 14.8% (34/230)
Cocci Yes 28.2% (11/39) .853 17.9% (7/39) .423 17.9% (7/39) .819 17.9% (7/39) .815
No 30.7% (77/251) 24.7% (62/251) 16.5% (41/248) 15.9% (39/246)
Bacilli Yes 27.7% (18/65) .648 24.6% (16/65) .869 17.2% (11/64) 1.000 15.9% (10/63) 1.000
No 31.1% (70/225) 23.6% (53/225) 16.6% (37/223) 16.2% (36/222)
Inflammation Yes 14.3% (2/14) .241 7.1% (1/14) .200 0.0% (0/14) .137 0.0% (0/14) .136
No 31.2% (86/276) 24.6% (68/276) 17.6% (48/273) 17.0% (46/271)
Abnormal vaginal flora includes lactobacillary grades IIb and III.

TABLE 3 - Outcomes for IUI
Biochemical pregnancy Clinical pregnancy US 1st trimester Live birth rate
% (n/N) p % (n/N) p % (n/N) p % (n/N) p
BV Yes 7.7% (1/13) .451 7.7% (1/13) .451 7.7% (1/13) 1.000 7.7% (1/13) 1.000
No 20.5% (17/83) 20.5% (17/83) 13.3% (11/83) 12.2% (10/82)
Moderate/severe AV Yes 25.0% (1/4) .451 25.0% (1/4) .571 0.0% (0/4) 1.000 0.0% (0/4) 1.000
No 18.5% (17/92) 18.5% (17/92) 13.0% (12/92) 12.1% (11/91)
Candida species Yes 100.0% (1/1) .187 100.0% (1/1) .187 100.0% (1/1) .125 100.0% (1/1) .116
No 17.9% (17/95) 17.9% (17/95) 11.6% (11/95) 10.6% (10/94)
Cytolysis Yes 22.2% (4/18) .739 22.2% (4/18) .739 16.7% (3/18) .692 11.8% (2/17) 1.000
No 17.9% (14/78) 17.9% (14/78) 11.5% (9/78) 11.5% (9/78)
Abnormal vaginal flora Yes 14.0% (6/43) .307 14.0% (6/43) .307 9.3% (4/43) .538 9.3% (4/43) .749
No 22.6% (12/53) 22.6% (12/53) 15.1% (8/53) 13.5% (7/52)
BV or moderate/severe AV Yes 11.8% (2/17) .515 11.8% (2/17) .515 5.9% (1/17) .686 5.9% (1/17) .682
No 20.3% (16/79) 20.3% (16/79) 13.9% (11/79) 12.8% (10/78)
Cocci Yes 12.5% (2/16) .728 12.5% (2/16) .728 0.0% (0/16) .207 0.0% (0/16) .201
No 20.0% (16/80) 20.0% (16/80) 15.0% (12/80) 13.9% (11/79)
Bacilli Yes 15.4% (4/26) .772 15.4% (4/26) .772 15.4% (4/26) .729 15.4% (4/26) .486
No 20.0% (14/70) 20.0% (14/70) 11.4% (8/70) 10.1% (7/69)
Inflammation Yes 37.5% (3/8) .168 37.5% (3/8) .168 25.0% (2/8) .261 25.0% (2/8) .231
No 17.0% (15/88) 17.0% (15/88) 11.4% (10/88) 10.3% (9/87)
Abnormal vaginal flora includes lactobacillary grades IIb and III.

REFERENCE

Vieira-Baptista P, Silva-Soares S, Lyra J, et al. Wet mount microscopy of the vaginal milieu does not predict the outcome of fertility treatments: a cross-sectional study. J Low Genit Tract Dis 2022;26:176–80.
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