We are looking for healthy women with a current vaginal bacterial infection (also called bacterial vaginosis or BV) to take part in a study of a probiotic vaginal powder, LACTIN-V. LACTIN-V is an investigational drug. It is a vaginal powder made of naturally occuring Lactobacilli that may prevent the occurrence of BV.

What does the study involve?

  • Six study and two telephone visits over a six month period
  • Each study visit consists of a pelvic exam, blood work, and a brief history and physical
  • Participants will be randomly selected to receive active BV study treatment (i.e. LACTIN-V) or placebo at no cost
  • Testing for HIV and STDs
  • $50 compensation for completing a screening visit
  • Compensation up to $225 (including screening) provided for your time and effort

Eligibility requirements:

  • Age 18 to 45, assigned female at birth and currently identify as female
  • HIV-negative and have current or recurrent BV
  • Not pregnant or breastfeeding

Interested in participating?

Please contact the study nurse, Kathy Nuffer, at (619) 543-8080 and ask about the LACTIN-V research study.

You can also complete the following form and a study representative will contact you.

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https://avrc.ucsd.edu
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