The cervix is the anatomic and functional gateway to the upper generative tract. Bacteria must pass through it to arrive at the upper levels of the pelvis. They do so by a variety of means including bacteriospermia and in a 'piggy-back' fashion on trichomonads.
|Translated title of the contribution||Cervicitis as an antecedent to pelvic infection: A review|
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Contraception Fertilite Sexualite|
|State||Published - 1989|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Obstetrics and Gynecology