Lactobacillus iners, the unusual suspect.

@article{Vaneechoutte2017LactobacillusIT,
  title={Lactobacillus iners, the unusual suspect.},
  author={Mario Vaneechoutte},
  journal={Research in microbiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={168 9-10},
  pages={
          826-836
        }
}
Lactobacillus iners is an unusual Lactobacillus species which does not grow on de Man Rogosa Sharpe agar, does not produce d-lactic acid, and only limited amounts of hydrogen peroxide. Its production of inerolysin, a cytotoxin, is also unusual for a lactobacillus. Epidemiological studies point to an ambiguous role for this species, which is quite often recovered in high numbers from vaginal dysbiosis and offers limited protection against vaginal dysbiosis and, subsequently, against sexually… CONTINUE READING
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