Atopobium vaginae

Atopobium vaginae

A recently described gram-positive, rod-shaped or elliptical anaerobic bacterium that is a normal commensal organism of the vagina and the attributable cause of up to 50% of cases of bacterial vaginosis.

Management
Clindamycin.
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Gardnerella vaginalis, Atopobium vaginae, and Prevotella and Lactobacillus species made up 81% of the isolates.
Association of Atopobium vaginae, a recently described metronidazole resistant anaerobe, with bacterial vaginosis.
The STD panel tests for Atopobium vaginae, Chlamydia trachomatis, Gardnerella vaginalis, Haemophilus ducreyi, Mycoplasma hominis, Mycoplasma genitalium, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Treponema pallidum, Trichomonas vaginalis and Ureaplasma urealyticum.