Dysbiosis Across Multiple Body Sites in Critically Ill Adult Surgical Patients.

@article{Yeh2016DysbiosisAM,
  title={Dysbiosis Across Multiple Body Sites in Critically Ill Adult Surgical Patients.},
  author={Andrew Yeh and Matthew B. Rogers and Brian A. Firek and Matthew D Neal and Brian S Zuckerbraun and Michael J. Morowitz},
  journal={Shock},
  year={2016},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={649-654}
}
The microbiota of critically ill patients likely undergoes dramatic changes but has not been rigorously studied with a culture-independent high-throughput approach. The aim of this study was to characterize spatial and temporal variation in the microbiota of critically ill patients. Trauma and acute surgery patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) were sampled at five body sites (stool, tongue, skin, trachea, urine) every 3 to 4 days. A mean of 10.8 samples was collected from 32… CONTINUE READING
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