Lactobacillus gasseri

Lactobacillus gasseri

Basics

Lactobacillus gasseri is a species of the genus Lactobacillus, identified in 1980 by François Gasser and his collaborators. It is a gram-positive bacteria that is a natural part of the vaginal flora. Its genome has since been fully sequenced.

It is used medically as an oral probiotic and for the treatment of vaginal fluoride.

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Markus Falkenstätter

Markus Falkenstätter
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Markus Falkenstätter is a writer on pharmaceutical topics in Medikamio's medical editorial team. He is in the last semester of his pharmacy studies at the University of Vienna and loves scientific work in the field of natural sciences.

Mag. pharm Stefanie Lehenauer

Mag. pharm Stefanie Lehenauer
Lector

Stefanie Lehenauer has been a freelance writer for Medikamio since 2020 and studied pharmacy at the University of Vienna. She works as a pharmacist in Vienna and her passion is herbal medicines and their effects.

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