Reservoir of four organisms associated with bacterial vaginosis suggests lack of sexual transmission.

  title={Reservoir of four organisms associated with bacterial vaginosis suggests lack of sexual transmission.},
  author={E. Holst},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  volume={28 9},
  • E. Holst
  • Published 1990
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of clinical microbiology
  • This study consisted of a search for the possible reservoir and mode of spread of the four bacterial vaginosis-associated organisms Mobiluncus mulieris, Mobiluncus curtisii, Mycoplasma hominis, and Gardnerella vaginalis. Their occurrence in rectal, oral, and pharyngeal specimens from women with and without bacterial vaginosis, their male sexual consorts, four homosexual men, and children (altogether, 374 people) was studied. Genital samples were also obtained from all adults. All four organisms… CONTINUE READING
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