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What is gardnerella bacteria?

What is gardnerella bacteria?

Normal in vagina: Gardnerella (full name Gardnerella vaginalis) is a normal bacteria in the vagina of most women. When a woman has bacterial vaginosis, Gardnerella is one of the bacteria that grows to abnormal levels and at one time was thought to be the cause of BV. If you have increased vaginal odor (typically fishy) or discharge, you may have BV. Treatment is available; talk with your doctor about it. ...Read more

Bacteria (Definition)

Are omnipresent single celled organisms which are the both the simplest form of life and the original form of life on earth. The are ...Read more


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What is an anaerobic bacteria infection?

What is an anaerobic bacteria infection?

Anaerobic bacteria: live in the absence of oxygen. They can cause infections.They are most often in the GI tract in humans. Take care ...Read more

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What exactly is candida infection.?

What exactly is candida infection.?

Candida: This yeast which is present in the normal GI tract can produce a variety of infections when the predisposing factors are present. Among these are thrush (mouth overgrowth) in children, immune suppressed individuals, and diabetics and patients getting antibiotics. Can also cause vaginal infections and skin eruptions and rarely becomes systemic. ...Read more

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What is bacteria streptomyces aureofaciens?

Streptomyces: Streptomyces aureofaciens is in the Streptomyces species of bacteria. It is using in making tetracycline antibiotics ...Read more

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What is anaerobic culture?

What is anaerobic culture?

Anaerobes: This type of bacterial culture is designed to allow anaerobic bacteria to grow, that is, ones that grow in the absence of oxygen. Much of the bacterial microbiome in the mouth and intestines are in this category. Many bacteria are facultative, they can grow with or without oxygen, sort of ac-dc. ...Read more

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What is klebsiella pneumonia?

What is klebsiella pneumonia?

Bacteria...: Klebsiella pneumoniae is a specific bacteria that can cause bronchitis and pneumonia. It is cultured from the sputum and the lab also reports what antibiotics the organism is sensitive to (ie what antibiotic will kill the organism!). Whether you have bronchitis or pneumonia is determined by your doctor based on clinical signs and symptoms. ...Read more

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What is trichomoniasis infection?

What is trichomoniasis infection?

Trichomoniasis is: The most common std. It is due to infection with a parasite called trichomonas vaginalis. It may be silent in 70% of infected people. Symptoms may occur within 5 to 28 days or much longer out. Symptoms may be intermittent. Men may experience penile discharge, burning w urination ; /or ejaculation as well as itching internal to the penis. Woman may have green/yellow/white or clear discharge ; >. ...Read more

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What is corynebacterium?

What is corynebacterium?

Diphtheria pathogen: Corynebacterium diphtheriae is the bacterium that causes diphtheria. ...Read more

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What is yeast infection caused by?

What is yeast infection caused by?

Candida: It is caused by one of several fungi of the genus candida. The most common is candida albicans. There are other types of yeasts that do not cause vaginal infections but do cause infectons elsewhere such as the blood. ...Read more

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What is mononuecleoses a bacterial infection?

No, generally viral.: Infectious mononucleosis is most commonly caused by a viral infection with the classic cause / trigger being epstein barr virus (in about 90% of cases). Classic symptoms include flu-like illness with fever, sore throat, swollen glands and sometimes skin rash. History, physical and lab studies are useful in diagnosis. Hope that this helps. ...Read more

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What is gardnarella vaginal infection?

What is gardnarella vaginal infection?

"Vaginosis": The gardnerella bacteria is the most common pathogen. Easily treated with antibiotics. Douching is not recommended! ...Read more

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What is pyelonephritis caused by?

What is pyelonephritis caused by?

Kidney infection: Usually bacteria infecting kidney, possibly causing damage if not treated properly in timely fashion. Bacteria can affect kidney by refluxing up from bladder. Hematogenous (via blood) is other possibility. Results of inadequate treated pyelonephritis are scarring and loss of renal cortex. Chronic scarring can cause hypertension.If both kidneys severely involved renal failure. ...Read more

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What is bacterial vaginosis?

What is bacterial vaginosis?

Infection: It is a bacterial infection of the vagina that may need treatment when symptomatic ...Read more

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What bacteria causes chlamydia?

What bacteria causes chlamydia?

Chlam. trachomatis: Chlamydia trachomatis is the bacteria. Check out www.Cdc.Gov/std/chlamydia/stdfact-chlamydia.Htm for full information. ...Read more

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What exactly is klebsiella pneumoniae?

Bacillus: Klebsiella is a gram negative bacillus found in the intestines that may cause pneumonia, urinary tract infections and one form of the bug is associated with multiple abscesses. ...Read more

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What is pneumonia actually caused by?

What is pneumonia actually caused by?

Infection...: Pneumonia is caused by an infection of the lung parenchyma. When the etiology is bacterial, antibiotics are prescribed whereas supportive care is given when there is a viral etiology. ...Read more

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What is opportunistic pathogen? Are they bacteria, viruses, or what?

What is opportunistic pathogen?  Are they bacteria, viruses, or what?

OK Microbes ...: A person with a healthy immune system will have certain bacteria, fungi, viruses, etc that colonize the body without causing disease. However, given the "opportunity" (i.e. Immunodeficiency, barrier compromise), these same microbes can cause disease. For example, staph bacteria found on human skin doesn't cause problems unless a skin cut allows the bacteria to get in and cause an infection. ...Read more

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What is meningitis caused by?

What is meningitis caused by?

Many things: Meningitis can be caused by multiple types of infections, such as viruses, bacteria, etc. if you think you have meningitis, you should get checked as soon as possible. ...Read more