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The Urinary Tract Microbiome in Older Women Exhibits Host Genetic and Environmental Influences

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A. S. Adebayo, G. Ackermann, R. C.E. Bowyer, P. M. Wells, G. Humphreys, R. Knight, T. D. Spector, C. J. Steves

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)298-305.e3
JournalCell Host and Microbe
Volume28
Issue number2
Early online date21 Jul 2020
DOIs
Accepted/In press26 Jun 2020
E-pub ahead of print21 Jul 2020
Published12 Aug 2020

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Adebayo et al. explore microbes present in the urine of community-dwelling women without clinically active infection. They found 61 common core microbes and showed that the microbiome differed from those in stool. Age, genetics, and other host factors contributed to urinary microbial variation.

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