Bifidobacterium pseudocatenulatum is associated with atopic eczema: a nested case-control study investigating the fecal microbiota of infants.


BACKGROUND Exposure to specific bacterial bowel commensals may increase/reduce the risk of atopic diseases. OBJECTIVE To compare fecal bacterial communities of young infants with/without eczema. METHODS Nested case-control study. Infants age 3 to 6 months with eczema (cases, n = 37) and without (controls, n = 24) were matched for sex, age, feeding… (More)