publication . Article . 2016

Vaginal microbiota in menopause

Martinus Tarina; Larisa Paramitha; Evita Halim Effendi; Shannaz Nadia Yusharyahya; Hanny Nilasari; Wresti Indriatmi;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2016 Journal: JDVI (Journal of General Procedural Dermatology & Venereology Indonesia) (issn: 2460-7991, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universitas Indonesia
Abstract
The human vagina together with its resident, microbiota, comprise a dynamic ecosystem. Normal microbiota is dominated by Lactobacillus species, and pathogen microbiota such as Gardnerella species and Bacteroides species can occur due to decrease in Lactobacillus domination. Lactobacillus plays an essential role in keeping normal vaginal microbiota in balance. Vaginal microbiota adapts to pH change and hormonal value. Changes in the vaginal microbiota over a woman’s lifespan will influence the colonization of pathogenic microbes. They include changes in child, puberty, reproductive state, menopause, and postmenopause. Estrogen levels change will affect the coloni...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic diseases
free text keywords: vagina, microbiota, menopause, Lactobacillus, Dermatology, RL1-803, Mycoplasma hominis, biology.organism_classification, biology, Gardnerella vaginalis, medicine.disease_cause, medicine, Microbiology, Recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis, Prevotella, Mobiluncus, Bacterial vaginosis, medicine.disease, medicine.anatomical_structure
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publication . Article . 2016

Vaginal microbiota in menopause

Martinus Tarina; Larisa Paramitha; Evita Halim Effendi; Shannaz Nadia Yusharyahya; Hanny Nilasari; Wresti Indriatmi;