Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology / 2013 / Article / Fig 2

Research Article

Benzoyl Peroxide Formulated Polycarbophil/Carbopol 934P Hydrogel with Selective Antimicrobial Activity, Potentially Beneficial for Treatment and Prevention of Bacterial Vaginosis

Figure 2

BPO inhibits G. vaginalis (a) but not healthy vaginal lactobacilli L. vaginalis (b), L. gasseri (c), L. plantarum (d), and L. acidophilus (e) in direct exposure experiments. (●) represents the negative control, (□) represents the base gel, (▲) represents 1% BPO hydrogel, and () represents BPO particles. Experiments were conducted at least twice in duplicate. Mean values and standard deviations are shown.

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