Gut Microbiota Differences in Children From Distinct Socioeconomic Levels Living in the Same Urban Area in Brazil.

@article{Mello2016GutMD,
  title={Gut Microbiota Differences in Children From Distinct Socioeconomic Levels Living in the Same Urban Area in Brazil.},
  author={Carolina Santos Mello and Mirian Silva Carmo-Rodrigues and Humberto Bezerra de Ara{\'u}jo Filho and L{\'i}gia Cristina Fonseca Lahoz Melli and Soraia Tahan and Ant{\^o}nio Carlos Campos Pignatari and Mauro Batista de Morais},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2016},
  volume={63 5},
  pages={460-465}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare gut microbiota in impoverished children versus children of high socioeconomic status living in the same urban area in Brazil. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted to evaluate 100 children living in a slum and 30 children from a private school, ages between 5 and 11 years old, in Sao Paulo State, Brazil. To characterize the groups, data based on socioeconomic status, sanitation, and housing conditions were collected. Anthropometric measurements and neonatal data… CONTINUE READING
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