gardnerella vaginalismedical dictionary

The only species in the genus gardnerella, and previously classed as haemophilus vaginalis. This bacterium, also isolated from the female genital tract of healthy women, is implicated in the cause of bacterial vaginosis (vaginosis, bacterial). It occasionally causes postpartum bacteraemia and bacteraemia following a transurethral resection of the prostate.

(12 Dec 1998)

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