TABLE 5.

Composition of vaginal microbiota in UTI-prone women as determined by Nugent scoring and PCR-DGGEa

UTI-prone subject no.Nugent scoreLactobacillus-specific probe result (no. of positive samples)Eubacterium-specific probe result
L. inersL. mucosaeL. crispatusLactobacillus sp.StaphylococcusClostridiumFusobacteriumStreptococcus
11+++
31+ (2)
181+
291+
22+ (2)+
243+
273+
333+
264+
65+
325Weak
346Weak
117
207+++
307+
288+
59++
399+
  • a Vaginal swabs from four UTI-prone subjects were quantitatively inadequate for microbiological analyses.