Vaginal Microbiota and the Use of Probiotics

@article{Cribby2008VaginalMA,
  title={Vaginal Microbiota and the Use of Probiotics},
  author={Sarah Cribby and Michelle Taylor and Gregor Reid},
  journal={Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases},
  year={2008},
  volume={2008},
  pages={856 - 872}
}
The human vagina is inhabited by a range of microbes from a pool of over 50 species. Lactobacilli are the most common, particularly in healthy women. The microbiota can change composition rapidly, for reasons that are not fully clear. This can lead to infection or to a state in which organisms with pathogenic potential coexist with other commensals. The most common urogenital infection in premenopausal women is bacterial vaginosis (BV), a condition characterized by a depletion of lactobacilli… CONTINUE READING

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