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Vaginal Lactobacillus: biofilm formation in vivo - clinical implications.

Overview of attention for article published in International Journal of Women's Health, January 2015
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Title
Vaginal Lactobacillus: biofilm formation in vivo - clinical implications.
Published in
International Journal of Women's Health, January 2015
DOI 10.2147/ijwh.s77956
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Authors

Gary Ventolini

Abstract

Vaginal lactobacilli provide protection against intrusive pathogenic bacteria. Some Lactobacillus spp. produce in vitro a thick, protective biofilm. We report in vivo formation of biofilm by vaginal Lactobacillus jensenii. The biofilm formation was captured in fresh wet-mount microscopic samples from asymptomatic patients after treatment for recurrent bacterial vaginitis. In vivo documentation of biofilm formation is in our opinion noteworthy, and has significant clinical implications, among which are the possibility to isolate, grow, and therapeutically utilize lactobacilli to prevent recurrent vaginal infections and preterm labor associated with vaginal microbial pathogens.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 22 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Doctoral Student 5 23%
Researcher 5 23%
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 14%
Student > Bachelor 3 14%
Student > Master 2 9%
Other 4 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 6 27%
Immunology and Microbiology 5 23%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 18%
Chemistry 3 14%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 9%
Other 2 9%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 07 March 2015.
All research outputs
#7,127,189
of 11,439,308 outputs
Outputs from International Journal of Women's Health
#282
of 456 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#113,997
of 209,679 outputs
Outputs of similar age from International Journal of Women's Health
#6
of 11 outputs
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