Mobiluncus


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Mobiluncus

/Mo·bi·lun·cus/ (mo″bĭ-lung´kus) a genus of gram-negative, anaerobic bacteria, frequently isolated from women with bacterial vaginosis.

Mobiluncus

A genus of gram-positive, curvilinear anaerobic bacteria (including Mobiluncus curtisii and M mulieris) that have spinning motility, which are found in the vagina, associated with Gardnerella vaginalis and implicated in bacterial vaginosis.

Mobiluncus

A genus of gram-positive, curved bacteria with spinning motility, implicated in bacterial vaginosis

Mobiluncus

(mō″bĭ-lŭngk′ŭs) [L. mobilis, motile + uncus]
A genus of anaerobic motile bacteria shaped like a curved rod. It can be isolated from vaginal fluid samples in patients with bacterial vaginosis.
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In chronic suppurating lesions, anaerobic species (Prevotella, Porphyromonas, Anaerococcus, and Mobiluncus spp.
The RT-RPA assay did not detect the genomic DNA of the 13 following bacteria: Lactococcus lactis, Streptococcus pyogenes, Bifidobacterium breve, Anaerococcus lactolyticus, Acinetobacter baumannii, Bordetella pertussis, Bacteroides fragilis, Mobiluncus mulieris, Mobiluncus curtisii subsp.
The INFINITI[R] Resolve QUAD Assay individually identifies Gardnerella vaginalis, Mobiluncus spp.
Prevalence of Mobiluncus spp Among Women With and Without Bacterial Vaginosis as Detected by Polymerase Chain Reaction.
Briefly, in this system, the three morphotypes (Lactobacillus, Bacteroides/Gardnerella & Mobiluncus spp.
3,4) Although the most common micro-organisms associated with preterm birth are Ureaplasma urealyticum, Mycoplasma hominis, Gardnerella vaginalis, Bacteroides species, Mobiluncus curtsii and a variety of anaerobic species, some studies have suggested that infection with Trichomonas vaginalis may increase the risk of preterm birth.
Bacterial vaginosis is caused by the overgrowth of anaerobic bacteria such as Gardnerella, Mobiluncus, Bacteroides, or Mycoplasma.
Lactobacillus products would seem to have a role in BV as the goal of treatment is to reestablish naturally occurring lactobacillus flora in the vagina depleted by BV and to decrease the presence of other species, such as Mobiluncus and G.
Patients with both disorders are deficient in lactobacilli, but the most common microorganisms seen in patients with bacterial vaginosis are anaerobic pathogens, in particular Gardnerella vaginalis and mobiluncus.
Disease Organism(s) Acquired Immunodeficiency Human immunodeficiency virus Syndrome (AIDS) Bacterial vaginosis Bacteroides Gardnerella vaginalis Mobiluncus spp.
Others are human papillomavirus (HPV), a cause of cervical cancer; HTLV-I, which can cause a rare cancer or a paralytic illness; mycoplasma, which causes urethritis; mobiluncus, which causes vaginosis; and human herpes virus 8, which causes Kaposi's sarcoma and lymphoma.