Higher enterococcus counts indicate a lower risk of colorectal adenomas: a prospective cohort study

@inproceedings{Kawano2018HigherEC,
  title={Higher enterococcus counts indicate a lower risk of colorectal adenomas: a prospective cohort study},
  author={Atsuko Kawano and Hideki Ishikawa and Michihiro Mutoh and Hiroyuki Kubota and Kazunori Matsuda and Hirokazu Tsuji and Kazumasa Matsumoto and Koji Nomoto and Ryuichiro Tanaka and Tomiyo Nakamura and Keiji Wakabayashi and Toshiyuki Sakai},
  booktitle={Oncotarget},
  year={2018}
}
Intestinal bacteria play an important role in human health. This prospective cohort study aimed to investigate the relationship between the abundance of different intestinal bacteria and the risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC). Fecal samples from CRC patients (n = 157) were collected at the start of the study wherein patients subsequently underwent endoscopy to remove polyps. Gut bacteria were isolated by using specific culture methods and the fecal counts of various bacteria were… CONTINUE READING
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