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132 Possible Causes for Gram-Positive Rods, Vaginal Discharge

  • Cytolytic Vaginosis

    […] called as cytolytic vaginosis.[ 3 ] LACTOBACILLI IN THE VAGINA Doderlein, first described the normal vaginal flora as, consisting of predominantly of the acid producing gram-positive[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fungal cultures, 10% potassium hydroxide (KOH) and Gram stained preparations and pH measurements were performed on the vaginal discharge material of each patient.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Definition / general Presence of gram positive rods (lactobacilli) with cytolysis of intermediate cells Terminology Also known as bacillus vaginalis , bacillus Doderlein Epidemiology[pathologyoutlines.com]

  • Gardnerella Vaginitis

    positive rods Acetobacterium Acetogenium kivui , Actinomyces Aeromicrobium erythreum Agromyces ramosus Arachnia propionica , Arcanobacterium haemolyticum , Arthrobacter ,[web2.uwindsor.ca] Gardnerella affects the colour, smell and consistency of vaginal discharge. In a healthy woman, vaginal discharge is completely normal.[onlinedoctor.lloydspharmacy.com] Gardnerella vaginalis (gardnerella) is an anaerobic gram-positive rod bacterium that can cause bacterial vaginosis in some women.[dnk.rs]

  • Bacterial Vaginosis

    Strain KHD7T, a Gram-stain-positive rod-shaped, non-sporulating, strictly anaerobic bacterium, was isolated from the vaginal swab of a woman with bacterial vaginosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BV sufferers describe the discharge as yogurt-like or pasty. The condition may also cause vaginal itching & redness.[rephresh.com] […] staining of vaginal fluid to distinguish normal vaginal flora (i.e., gram-positive rods and lactobacilli) from bacterial vaginosis flora (gram-negative morphotypes) 13 according[nejm.org]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    The first case reports involving Propionimicrobium lymphophilum, a rarely encountered anaerobic Gram-positive non-spore-forming rod, are presented here as urinary tract infections[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A history of vaginal discharge suggests that vaginitis, cervicitis, or pelvic inflammatory disease is responsible for symptoms of dysuria; therefore, a pelvic examination[emedicine.medscape.com] Women may also complain of a vaginal discharge, especially if their urethra is infected, or if they have an STD.[rxlist.com]

  • Endometritis

    In the latest Case Record of the Massachusetts General Hospital , a 33-year-old woman was admitted to the ICU 16.5 hours post partum because of leukocytosis and gram-positive[blogs.nejm.org] A 29-year-old, HIV-positive woman presented 6 days postpartum with abdominal pain and foul-smelling vaginal discharge.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A wet stain of the vaginal discharge may be sent for a gram stain study. 95% of the times an absence of pus cells in a gram stain of the vaginal discharge can be used to rule[symptoma.com]

  • Tubo-Ovarian Abscess

    By then, the original blood cultures had become positive, showing straight to slightly curved Gram-positive rods with rudimentary branching.[jcm.asm.org] She had odorless whitish vaginal discharge. The pelvic examination revealed excitation pain on the left side of her cervix.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Teenagers account for 15% to 20% of the cases of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). 1 Abdominal pain, abnormal vaginal discharge or bleeding, and fever are the hallmark symptoms[jamanetwork.com]

  • Wound Infection

    The aim of the study was to analyze the 24 clinical samples collected from wounds of different location, with Gram positive rods isolated in numbers suggesting the cause of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Common symptoms of sepsis following birth include fever, diarrhoea, vomiting, abdominal pain, vaginal discharge and signs of infection in caesarean wounds ... referral to[rcog.org.uk] ( Staphylococcus aureus /MRSA)* Gram-negative aerobic rods Pseudomonas aeruginosa* Gram-negative facultative rods Enterobacter species Escherichia coli Klebsiella species[worldwidewounds.com]

  • Gardnerella Vaginalis

    […] more Gram-positive cocci, and Gram-positive rods.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the first half of 2015 we received 358 vaginal specimens; 82% of them had a referral clinical diagnosis of colpitis, cervicitis, or vaginal discharge; 40% were pregnant[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] positive rods Acetobacterium Acetogenium kivui , Actinomyces Aeromicrobium erythreum Agromyces ramosus Arachnia propionica , Arcanobacterium haemolyticum , Arthrobacter ,[web2.uwindsor.ca]

  • Urethral Syndrome

    In healthy females only gram-positive rods were found whereas US patients also harbored streptococci.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vaginal discharge and vaginal lesions must be excluded. History is important, and diagnosis is by exclusion. In urethral syndrome, the etiology is unknown.[fmcpaware.org] discharge According to the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMM), acute urethral syndrome can be caused by other reasons so has also been called noninfectious cystitis[empowher.com]

  • Erythrasma

    References: [2] Diagnostics Wood lamp examination : coral-red fluorescence Gram stain of skin scrapings: gram-positive rods References: [2] [3] Differential diagnoses Intertrigo[amboss.com] Diagnosis Wood's Lamp: Fluoresces coral red Gram Stain : Gram Positive rod with long filaments VI. Differential Diagnosis VII.[fpnotebook.com] ., aggravated by heat, moisture, feces, urine , vaginal discharge ) Obesity Immunodeficiency Friction Lack of air circulation Secondary infection: Intertrigo is often colonized[amboss.com]

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