Vaginal Lactobacillus: biofilm formation in vivo – clinical implications

  • Gary Ventolini
  • Published 2015 in International journal of women's health


Vaginal lactobacilli provide protection against intrusive pathogenic bacteria. Some Lactobacillus spp. produce in vitro a thick, protective biofilm. We report in vivo formation of biofilm by vaginal Lactobacillus jensenii. The biofilm formation was captured in fresh wet-mount microscopic samples from asymptomatic patients after treatment for recurrent… (More)
DOI: 10.2147/IJWH.S77956


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@inproceedings{Ventolini2015VaginalLB, title={Vaginal Lactobacillus: biofilm formation in vivo – clinical implications}, author={Gary Ventolini}, booktitle={International journal of women's health}, year={2015} }