Urinary Microbiome and Cytokine Levels in Women With Interstitial Cystitis.

@article{Abernethy2017UrinaryMA,
  title={Urinary Microbiome and Cytokine Levels in Women With Interstitial Cystitis.},
  author={Melinda G. Abernethy and Amy Rosenfeld and James R White and Margaret G. Mueller and Christina Lewicky-Gaupp and Kimberly S. Kenton},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2017},
  volume={129 3},
  pages={
          500-506
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate differences in the urinary microbiome and cytokine levels between women with and without interstitial cystitis and to correlate differences with scores on standardized symptom severity scales and depression and anxiety screening tools. METHODS Our cross-sectional study compared women presenting to a pelvic floor clinic and… CONTINUE READING