The saliva microbiome profiles are minimally affected by collection method or DNA extraction protocols

Abstract

Saliva has attracted attention as a diagnostic fluid due to the association of oral microbiota with systemic diseases. However, the lack of standardised methods for saliva collection has led to the slow uptake of saliva in microbiome research. The aim of this study was to systematically evaluate the potential effects on salivary microbiome profiles using… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-07885-3

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