Uterine Microbiota: Residents, Tourists, or Invaders?

@inproceedings{Baker2018UterineMR,
  title={Uterine Microbiota: Residents, Tourists, or Invaders?},
  author={James M. Baker and Dana Meredith Chase and Melissa M Herbst-Kralovetz},
  booktitle={Front. Immunol.},
  year={2018}
}
Uterine microbiota have been reported under various conditions and populations; however, it is uncertain the level to which these bacteria are residents that maintain homeostasis, tourists that are readily eliminated or invaders that contribute to human disease. This review provides a historical timeline and summarizes the current status of this topic with the aim of promoting research priorities and discussion on this controversial topic. Discrepancies exist in current reports of uterine… CONTINUE READING

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