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Table 6 Quantitative determination of the six species in the different grades expressed as Median log10 cells/ml (Interquartile Range)

From: Quantitative determination by real-time PCR of four vaginal Lactobacillus species, Gardnerella vaginalis and Atopobium vaginae indicates an inverse relationship between L. gasseri and L. iners

  Grade I Grade I-like Grade II Grade III Grade IV
A. vaginae 0 (0 – 0) 0 (0 – 4.7) 0 (0 – 0) 9.0 (4.4 – 9.7) 0 (0 – 0)
G. vaginalis 5.1 (0 – 6.0) 5.4 (0 – 5.9) 4.7 (0 – 8.8) 9.2 (8.8 – 10.7) 0 (0 – 4.9)
L. crispatus 8.8 (5.6 – 9.5) 5.5 (2.8 – 6.2) 4.2 (3.6 – 5.1) 5.2 (4.3 – 5.6) 5.1 (4.7 – 5.9)
L. gasseri 6.6 (5.6 – 7.9) 6.4 (0 – 8.3) 8.7 (7.4 – 9.3) 0 (0 – 5.3) 0 (0 – 9.2)
L. iners 6.5 (3.7 – 8.6) 4.3 (3.9 – 4.5) 0 (0 – 3.8) 8.3 (5.6 – 8.7) 4.3 (3.9 – 4.5)
L. jensenii 4.0 (0 – 6.0) 4.3 (0 – 6.3) 4.3 (0 – 7.9) 2.1 (0 – 5.2) 0 (0 – 0)