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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vaginalis and Atopobium vaginae, thus making it possible to identify pregnant women with BV and in this way provide therapy and prevent the risk of premature birth.
Gardnerella vaginalis, Atopobium vaginae, and Prevotella and Lactobacillus species made up 81% of the isolates.
12) Another study showed that the molecular quantification of Atopobium vaginae (DNA level, [10.
Molecular quantification of Gardnerella vaginalis and Atopobium vaginae loads to predict bacterial vaginosis.
Association of Atopobium vaginae, a recently described metronidazole resistant anaerobe, with bacterial vaginosis.
5-8) The essential participants in pathological polymicrobial associations, which could be used as markers for BV, are Gardnerella vaginalis (that grows under appropriate microaerophilic conditions) and anaerobic Atopobium vaginae.
The association of Atopobium vaginae and Gardnerella vaginalis with bacterial vaginosis and recurrence after oral metronidazole therapy.
High vaginal concentrations of Atopobium vaginae and Gardnerella vaginalis in women undergoing preterm labor.
Quantitative determination by real-time PCR of four vaginal Lactobacillus species, Gardnerella vaginalis and Atopobium vaginae indicates an inverse relationship between L gasseri and L.
Characterization of a novel Atopobium isolate from the human vagina: description of Atopobium vaginae sp.