Lactobacillus johnsonii

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Lactobacillus johnsonii
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Firmicutes
Class: Bacilli
Family: Lactobacillaceae
Genus: Lactobacillus
Species: L. johnsonii
Binomial name
Lactobacillus johnsonii
Fujisawa et al., 1992

Lactobacillus johnsonii is a species in the genus Lactobacillus.[1] Its type strain is ATCC 33200. It is part of the healthy vaginal microbiota and has been identified as having probiotic properties.[2]


  1. ^ Fujisawa, T.; Benno, Y.; Yaeshima, T.; Mitsuoka, T. (1992). "Taxonomic Study of the Lactobacillus acidophilus Group, with Recognition of Lactobacillus gallinarum sp. nov. and Lactobacillus johnsonii sp. nov. and Synonymy of Lactobacillus acidophilus Group A3 (Johnson et al. 1980) with the Type Strain of Lactobacillus amylovorus (Nakamura 1981)". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. 42 (3): 487–491. ISSN 0020-7713. PMID 1503977. doi:10.1099/00207713-42-3-487. 
  2. ^ Bennett, John (2015). Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's principles and practice of infectious diseases. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier/Saunders. ISBN 9781455748013; Access provided by the University of Pittsburgh 

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