Atopobium vaginae

(at″ŏ-pō′bē-ŭm vă-jī′nē″)
A species of anaerobic bacteria, formerly classified as lactobacilli, that contribute to bacterial vaginosis, esp. cases resistant to standard treatment with clindamycin or metronidazole.

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