Gardnerella

A genus of facultatively anaerobic, oxidase- and catalase-negative, nonsporeforming, nonencapsulated, nonmotile, pleomorphic bacteria with Gram-variable rods.
- G. vaginalis a species that is an etiologic agent of bacterial vaginosis in humans.

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Gard·ner·el·la .gärd-nə-'rel-ə n a genus of bacteria of uncertain taxonomic affinities that includes one (G. vaginalis syn. Haemophilus vaginalis) often present in the flora of the healthy vagina and present in greatly increased numbers in bacterial vaginosis
Gard·ner 'gärd-nər Herman L. (fl 1955-80)
American physician.

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n.
a genus of anaerobic bacteria. G. vaginalis is a cause of vaginitis and, in pregnant women, of late miscarriage.

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Gard·ner·el·la (gahrd″nər-elґə) [H.L. Gardner, American bacteriologist] a genus of small, pleomorphic, gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria of the family Bifidobacteriaceae, found in the normal female genital tract and also as a major cause of bacterial vaginitis. It comprises a single species, G. vaginaґlis. Formerly called Haemophilus vaginalis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • gardnerella —    Formerly Haemophilus, this is an anaerobic bacteria that is a main contributor to bacterial vaginosis. It is sometimes sexually transmitted, but can stick around for years as a passive part of the vaginal flora, only to flare up. It seems to… …   Herbal-medical glossary

  • Gardnerella — n. a genus of anaerobic bacteria. G. vaginalis is a cause of bacterial vaginosis and vaginitis and, in pregnant women, of late miscarriage and premature labour …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Gardnerella Vaginalis — Gardnerella vaginalis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gardnerella-Vaginitis —   (Aminkolpitis), überwiegend durch Geschlechtsverkehr übertragene Erkrankung, als deren Erreger das Bakterium Gardnerella vaginalis angesehen wird. Die Infektion zeigt sich bei der Frau durch fischartig riechenden, häufig dünnflüssigen grauen… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Gardnerella vaginalis — Género de bacilos gramnegativos presentes normalmente en el tracto genital femenino. Las bacterias, anteriormente identificadas como Haemophylus vaginalis, también pueden ser la causa de una vaginitis bacteriana. Diccionario Mosby Medicina,… …   Diccionario médico

  • Gardnerella vaginalis — Gardnerella vaginalis …   Wikipédia en Français

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