Daily temporal dynamics of vaginal microbiota before, during and after episodes of bacterial vaginosis

@inproceedings{Ravel2013DailyTD,
  title={Daily temporal dynamics of vaginal microbiota before, during and after episodes of bacterial vaginosis},
  author={Jacques Ravel and Rebecca M Brotman and Pawel Gajer and Bing Ma and Melissa Nandy and Douglas W Fadrosh and Joyce M. Sakamoto and Sara S K Koenig and Li Fu and Xia Zhou and Roxana J. Hickey and Jane R. Schwebke and Larry J. Forney},
  booktitle={Microbiome},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a common gynecologic diagnosis characterized by dysbiosis of the vaginal microbiota. It is often accompanied by vaginal symptoms such as odor and discharge, but can be asymptomatic. Despite over 50 years of research, the etiology of BV is not well understood, which is a major impediment to treatment and prevention of BV. RESULTS Here we report on the temporal dynamics of 25 vaginal communities over a 10 week period using samples collected daily from… CONTINUE READING
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