Genetic diversity of vaginal lactobacilli from women in different countries based on 16S rRNA gene sequences


Pavlova S., Kilic A. O. , Kilic S. , So J., Nader-Macias M., Simoes J., ...More

JOURNAL OF APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY, vol.92, no.3, pp.451-459, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 92 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1365-2672.2002.01547.x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.451-459

Abstract

Aims: Lactobacilli are widely distributed in food and the environment, and some colonize the human body as commensal bacteria. The aim of this study was to determine the species of lactobacilli that colonize the vagina and compare them with those found in food and the environment.