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African American women were more likely to be colonized by Mycoplasma hominis , L. Prevalance of preterm birth-associated species in samples from pregnant subjects. Community Ecology Package version 2. This has possible clinical importance in that treatment of specific organisms has not proven effective for the prevention of preterm birth, but addressing abnormal vaginal flora with clindamycin as detected by Gram staining has been reported to have favourable results Lamont et al.