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Inguinal syndrome secondary to Prevotella bivia after accidental bite in orogenital sex.
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PMID:  22375046     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors report a case of an inguinal bubo in a young man caused by an anaerobe, Prevotella bivia, which was acquired during oral sexual intercourse. As far as the authors know, this is the first reported case of a sexually transmitted infection by Prevotella. Prevotella spp. inhabit the oral cavity and are highly prevalent in bacterial vaginosis, a polymicrobial syndrome resulting from replacement of the normal vaginal Lactobacillus spp. flora by high concentrations of anaerobic microorganisms such as Prevotella spp., Mobiluncus spp., Gardnerella vaginalis and other uncultivated anaerobes.
Authors:
Marc Sagristà; Gemma Martin-Ezquerra; Fernando Gallardo; Estela Membrilla; Alexander Jose Salazar; Margarita Salvadó; Julià Gómez; Ramon M Pujol
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-2-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Sexually transmitted infections     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1472-3263     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-2-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9805554     Medline TA:  Sex Transm Infect     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology, Sexually Transmitted Infections Unit, Hospital del Mar, Parc de Salut Mar, Barcelona, Spain.
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