Bacterial vaginosis

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  • Gardnerella Vaginalis Research Paper

    Introduction Gardnerella Vaginalis also known as Bacterial Vaginosis is a bacterial infection normally found in the female’s genital tract [5]. This can cause a female to go through abnormal vaginal odor and discharge. Generally an unpleasant fishy smell with a yellow or white discharge [2]. Garnerella Vaginalis otherwise Bacterial Vaginosis can be contracted through vaginal douching, multiple or new sex partners and intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD). Bacterial Vaginosis is not only contracted during sexual intercourse but women who have never had vaginal intercourse can have it as well. Bacterial vaginalis is a simple infection of a women’s pH balance being off. This is due to a women having more harmful bacteria than good bacteria in her vagina [4]. A woman’s body is known to fight off certain bacteria especially in areas such as the vagina. With this, a woman’s normal balance is off due to the bacteria. Bacterial vaginosis is normally found in women around the ages of 15-44 [4]. Statistics shows that one of three women in the United States end up having bacterial vaginosis [7]. Bacterial vaginosis is where lactobacilli is absent from the vaginal area which have an overgrowth of gram negative bacteria and…

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  • Bacterial Vaginosis Research Paper

    Signs You May Have Bacterial vaginosis and How to Treat it Naturally Bacterial vaginosis is a form of mild infection which occurs in the reproductive organs of a woman due to bacteria. Generally, there are “good” bacteria in the vagina and some that are considered to be “bad.” The “good” bacteria regulate the growth of the “bad” types. Vaginosis occurs when the balance is upset. Bacterial vaginosis usually lasts for a few days and can disappear on its own. Causes of Bacterial vaginosis Medical…

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  • Sexduction Lab

    within the genome. When the F plasmid is integrated into the genome, the host cell has a high frequency of recombination (Hfr). The donor (F+) transfers DNA to the recipient (F-) and is integrated by homologous recombination but remains F-. Cavalli-Sforza and Lederberg showed that the even though the F- and Hfr had a high recombination frequency, it remained F- (Jayaraman, 2011). Bernard Davis performed a U-tube experiment that determined that physical contact between two cells was needed to…

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  • Biology Lab Report Essay

    Collection and Identification of an Environmental Bacteria to the Genus level Introduction: Bacteria can be found virtually anywhere, and interaction with these organisms occurs daily (Fitzpatrick & Allison, 2014). However, though the interaction between human and bacterium is continual, it is not always known what type of bacteria a person is coming into contact with. Therefore it is important to understand, and to have knowledge about, the characteristics of bacteria in our environment. As…

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  • Erythromycin Case Study Questions And Answers

    bacteria, and under what circumstance the bacteria could be resistant to that particular drug. (5 pts) As the name implies 50s subunit protein synthesis inhibitors such as erythromycin inhibit protein synthesis by binding to the 50S subunit of the 23S rRNA molecule of the bacterial ribosome. This ultimately acts to block the exit of the growing peptide chain. It should be noted that gram+ bacteria more effectively accumulate erythromycin than gram negative bacteria thereby making it more…

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  • The T-Streak Method

    When trying to figure out the cellular morphology and arrangement the T-streak method is used to get isolated colonies from a sample of a bacteria. To begin the process a petri plate which has a layer of agar is divided into three sections in a T form. When preforming an experiment aseptic techniques are used between each step, therefore you flame the loop before and after every step. A sample is taken from a culture with an inoculated loop, then is spread in the top section of the plate in…

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  • Gram Stain Test Lab Report

    bacteria for examination under a microscope. Also learned in this lab were methods on how to inoculate an agar or broth medium, and using aseptic techniques. Lastly, how to use stains to visualize bacterial cells, or distinguish different types of cells from one another through the usage of dye techniques such as the Gram-stain test was learned. II. Prepping/Mounting/Simple Staining Bacterial Cells Procedure: 1. Obtain 3 glass slides that are free of any foreign matter. 2. Place one drop of…

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  • Preterm Labour Essay

    variable. Most preterm births happen spontaneously, but some are due to early induction of labour or caesarean birth, whether for medical or non-medical reasons. There could also be a genetic influence. Better understanding of the causes and mechanisms will advance the development of solutions to prevent preterm birth. Risk factors for preterm birth Factors that increase the risk of preterm birth include the following: • Socio-Economic factors: Stressful pregnancy for various reasons such as…

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  • Pruritus Vulvae: A Case Study

    Physiological vaginal discharge does not need medical intervention. However discharge associated with increased quantity, pruritus, and foul smell, with changes in its colour or with blood seeks medical treatment (Panda et al, 2013).There are different types of pathogens causing vaginal discharge and their identification is challenging. Vaginitis caused by bacteria, fungi or protozoa can be associated with altered vaginal discharge and odor (Kataria et al, 2015). Vulval irritation, or pruritus…

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  • Metronidazole Research Paper

    antibacterial against anaerobic organisms, amoebicide and antiprotozoal.124 It is the drug of choice for first episodes of mild-to-moderate Clostridium difficile infection.125 It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medication needed in a basic health system.126 Medical uses Metronidazole is primarily used to treat: bacterial vaginosis, pelvic inflammatory disease (along with other antibacterials like ceftriaxone), pseudomembranous…

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