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Table 1 Lactobacillus species detected by qPCR compared to H 2 O 2 + Lactobacillus detected by culture*

From: Detection of hydrogen peroxide-producing Lactobacillus species in the vagina: a comparison of culture and quantitative PCR among HIV-1 seropositive women

Species Detected by PCR H2O2+LactobacillusDetected by Culture
Detected n = 233 Not detected n = 143
  N (%) N (%)
L. crispatus Detected 149 (64) 24 (17)
Not detected 84 (36) 119 (83)
L. jensenii Detected 107 (46) 23 (16)
Not detected 126 (54) 120 (84)
L. crispatus and/or L. jensenii Detected 174 (75) 41 (29)
  Not detected 59 (25) 102 (71)
  1. *N = 376 samples.