Differences in developing intestinal microbiota between allergic and non-allergic infants: a pilot study in Japan.

@article{Songjinda2007DifferencesID,
  title={Differences in developing intestinal microbiota between allergic and non-allergic infants: a pilot study in Japan.},
  author={Prapa Songjinda and Jiro 5 Nakayama and Atsushi Tateyama and Shigemitsu Tanaka and Mina Tsubouchi and Chikako Kiyohara and Taro Shirakawa and Kenji Sonomoto},
  journal={Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry},
  year={2007},
  volume={71 9},
  pages={2338-42}
}
The bacterial compositions of feces were monitored in the first 2 months for 15 infants born in Japan, including eight subjects who developed allergy by the age of 2 years. Primer sets targeting six predominant bacterial groups in the infant intestine, Bacteroidaceae, Enterobacteriaceae, bifidobacteria, enterococci, lactobacilli, and the Clostridium perfringens group, were used for real-time PCR to quantitate each population in the feces. The population of Bacteroidaceae was significantly… CONTINUE READING

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