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Abstract

SUMMARY: The designation ‘Döderlein's bacillus’ for human vaginal strains of the genus is vague and unsatisfactory. Thirty-five strains of lactobacilli from twenty-one normal non-pregnant women aged 21–40 were isolated; 25% were heterofermentative. Of 21 isolates studied in detail, 14 were and two were var. (Rogosa 1953). The heterofermentative species comprised four strains of and one of (Rogosa et al. 1953). Glycogen fermentation, which was found only in certain strains of , was a variable characteristic. In addition, , which on examination of smears can be confused with short rod forms, was also isolated.

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1960-08-01
2020-01-22
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