The vagina is an ecosystem consisting of various species of microorganisms (microbiota) that play important role in maintaining vaginal health. The vaginal ecosystem includes a variety of species classified into aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms which are vaginal microbiota (VMB). In the vagina of a healthy woman, 70% of normal microbiota is dominated by the Lactobacillus species. Lactobacillus is a Gram-positive, anaerobic bacterium, and belongs to the group of lactic acid bacteria (LAB). LAB produces lactic acid which plays a role in maintaining vaginal acidity at pH
Kencana, Indah and Yenny, Satya Wydya
"The vaginal microbiota,"
Journal of General - Procedural Dermatology & Venereology Indonesia: Vol. 6:
1, Article 8.
Available at: https://scholarhub.ui.ac.id/jdvi/vol6/iss1/8
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