Prevention

Because these organisms do not generally pose a threat to human health, there are no recommended Vaccination or prophylaxis protocols.

44-year-old woman was rehospitalized following a _ ^gastrojejunostomy. She had increased white blood cells (21,000/fiL) and was thought to have a postsurgical infection. X-rays showed a leakage from the gastrojejunostomy site into the left upper abdomen and communication with the large cavity. Aspiration of the fluid found by radiologic examination contained small -variable bacilli. liny, yellowish nonhemolytic colonies grew on blood agar that slightly pitted the agar.

were catalase-negative and oxidase-positive, but felled to grow on MacConkey,

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Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

This fact sheet is designed to provide you with information on Bacterial Vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an abnormal vaginal condition that is characterized by vaginal discharge and results from an overgrowth of atypical bacteria in the vagina.

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