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Vaginal biofilms composed mainly of Lactobacilli help to maintain the acidic pH of the vaginal canal. In addition to low pH, antimicrobial peptides secreted by the human immune system, combine to make an ideal environment for the Lactobacilli and deter opportunistic infections or, at least, dysbioses, from Candida and vaginosis bugs.
Posted by: Amber Hartman | August 04, 2010 at 04:59 PM