Describe the procedure for enrolling a subject and allocating the treatment (allocation concealment procedures)
In the pilot study, a research midwife will ask women to participate in the study, explain the trial and obtain informed consent. Women who provide consent will self collect a vaginal swab which will be cultured for candida. Those women who have candida isolated from their vaginal swab will be allocated to treatment or no treatment by central telephone randomisation. The randomisation schedule will be prepared by a researcher not involved with treatment allocation, and will use an equal allocation ratio in blocks of ten. Women will either return to collect their allocated study treatment from the hospital pharmacy or it will be sent by mail, whichever is more convenient.