Gardnerella vaginalis


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Gard·ner·el·la va·gi·na·lis

a species that is an etiologic agent of bacterial vaginosis in humans.

Gardnerella vaginalis

[gärd′nərel′ə]
Etymology: Herman L. Gardner, twentieth-century American bacteriologist; L, vagina, sheath
a genus of rod-shaped gram-negative bacteria normally found in the female genital tract. The bacteria, formerly identified as Haemophilus vaginalis, may also be a marker for bacterial vaginosis.

Gard·ner·el·la va·gi·na·lis

(gahrd-nĕr-el'ă vaj-i-nā'lis)
A species that is a contributor to bacterial vaginosis.

Gardnerella vaginalis

An organism commonly infecting the vagina and giving rise to an irritating vaginal inflammation with a thin discharge having a fishy odour when in contact with alkali (‘whiff test’). The organism is transmitted sexually and the condition is treated with metronidazole.
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By 1983 gardnerella became the term for what we now consider BV, (4) based on the presence of the facultative anaerobe Gardnerella vaginalis.
When normal flora is disrupted, other bacteria such as Gardnerella vaginalis, Mycoplasma hominis, and Prevotella bacteroides, to name just a few, can take over, resulting in an unpleasant odor, a watery discharge, and a lower pH.
The study examined the effects of three specific bacteria (Mobiluncus mulieris, Gardnerella vaginalis and Lactobacillus) on cervical cell.
Esto difiere del estandar a nivel mundial, donde a menudo se recomienda la evaluacion segun Nugent o por medio de analisis cuantitativo de reaccion en cadena de polimerasa para Gardnerella vaginalis para estos escenarios clinicos (6).
sup][3],[4],[5] Despite its relatively low effect, increasing studies have reported a crucial status in infective causes among the remaining unknown causative components for early embryonic developmental arrest, with directly relevant microorganisms, including Gardnerella vaginalis , Mycoplasma urealyticum , and Mycoplasma hominis.
3) Almost 95% of vaginitis are caused by one of the three microorganisms: Candida albicans, Gardnerella vaginalis, or Trichomonas vaginalis.
2,5,6,7,8) It has a polymicrobial aetiology that includes Gardnerella vaginalis, Mycoplasma hominis, and various obligate anaerobes like Bacteroides, Prevotella, Porphyromonas, Peptostreptococcus, Peptococcus, Veillonella, Eubacterium, Mobiluncus, (5,6,8,9) Peptoniphilus, and Fusobacterium.
Gardnerella vaginalis is the only species of the genus Gardnerella.
La vaginosis bacteriana (VB) se define como una alteracion de la flora vaginal (1), en la cual hay disminucion de los lactobacilos y aumento de bacterias anaerobias y de otros microorganismos como la Gardnerella vaginalis, el Mobiluncus sp.
Lactobacillus, Gardnerella vaginalis, Enterococcus faecalis, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Candida albicans or other yeast, all of which remained at very low levels.
Los agentes mas conocidos y estudiados son Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Trichomonas vaginalis, Candida albicans, Gardnerella vaginalis, Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma hominis y algunas bacterias anaerobicas.