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Inhibitory Effect of Lactobacillus reuteri on Some Pathogenic Bacteria Isolated From Women With Bacterial Vaginosis

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1 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, IR Iran
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Avicenna Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infection: August 2014, 1 (2); e19908.Published Online: August 30, 2014
Article Type: Research Article; Received : May 1, 2014; Revised : June 30, 2014; Accepted : July 1, 2014
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/ajcmi-19908

To Cite : Eslami G, Karimiravesh R, Taheri S, Azargashb E. Inhibitory Effect of Lactobacillus reuteri on Some Pathogenic Bacteria Isolated From Women With Bacterial Vaginosis, Avicenna J Clin Microb Infec. 2014 ;1(2):e19908. doi: 10.17795/ajcmi-19908.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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