Geburtshilfe Frauenheilkd 2021; 81(04): 398-421
DOI: 10.1055/a-1345-8793
GebFra Science
Guideline/Leitlinie

Vulvovaginal Candidosis (Excluding Mucocutaneous Candidosis): Guideline of the German (DGGG), Austrian (OEGGG) and Swiss (SGGG) Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (S2k-Level, AWMF Registry Number 015/072, September 2020)

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Alex Farr
1  Universitätsklinik für Frauenheilkunde, Medizinische Universität Wien, Wien, Austria
,
Isaak Effendy
2  Hautklinik, Klinikum der Stadt Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
,
Brigitte Frey Tirri
3  Frauenklinik, Kantonsspital Baselland, Liestal, Switzerland
,
Herbert Hof
4  MVZ Labor Limbach und Kollegen, Heidelberg, Germany
,
Peter Mayser
5  Facharzt für Haut- und Geschlechtskrankheiten, Biebertal, Germany
,
Ljubomir Petricevic
1  Universitätsklinik für Frauenheilkunde, Medizinische Universität Wien, Wien, Austria
,
Markus Ruhnke
6  Klinik für Hämatologie, Onkologie und Palliativmedizin, Helios Klinikum Aue, Aue, Germany
,
Martin Schaller
7  Hautklinik, Zentrum für Dermato-Onkologie, Universität Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
,
Axel P. A. Schäfer
8  Facharzt für Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe, Berlin, Germany
,
Birgit Willinger
9  Abteilung für Klinische Mikrobiologie, Medizinische Universität Wien, Wien, Austria
,
Werner Mendling
10  Deutsches Zentrum für Infektionen in Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe, Wuppertal, Germany
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Abstract

Aim The aim of this official guideline, published and coordinated by the German (DGGG), Austrian (OEGGG) and Swiss (SGGG) Societies of Gynecology and Obstetrics in collaboration with the DMykG, DDG and AGII societies, was to provide consensus-based recommendations obtained by evaluating the relevant literature for the diagnosis, treatment and management of women with vulvovaginal candidosis.

Methods This S2k guideline represents the structured consensus of a representative panel of experts with a range of different professional backgrounds commissioned by the Guideline Committee of the above-mentioned societies.

Recommendations This guideline gives recommendations for the diagnosis, management, counseling, prophylaxis and screening of vulvovaginal candidosis.



Publication History

Received: 21 December 2020

Accepted after revision: 23 December 2020

Publication Date:
14 April 2021 (online)

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