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Fig. 1 | BMC Microbiology

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From: Effects of an over-the-counter lactic-acid containing intra-vaginal douching product on the vaginal microbiota

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Non-metric multidimensional scaling (nMDS) of vaginal samples, colour coded by allocated VM group. nMDS values were calculated and visualized for three dimensions using the operational taxonomic unit (OTU)-based Bray-Curtis metric that assesses OTU presence/absence and OTU abundance (i.e. diversity). Dots closer together are more similar in microbial composition. Blue dots represent L. crispatus-dominated samples, green dots represent L. iners-dominated samples, red dots represent vaginal samples with diverse anaerobes and yellow dots represent samples with diverse lactobacilli

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