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- Bilen, Melhem; Cadoret, Frederic; Daoud, Ziad; Fournier, Pierre-Edouard
- Human Microbiome Journal 2016 v.2 pp. 21-22
- Bacteroides; feces; females; humans; intestinal microorganisms; microbiome; new species; Republic of the Congo
- ... We herein describe the main characteristics of Bacteroides congonensis sp. nov. strain Marseille-P3132T (CSUR P3132) that was cultivated from a stool specimen of a healthy 35-year-old female pygmy from Congo. ...
- Lagier, Jean-Christophe
- Human Microbiome Journal 2016 v.2 pp. 10-14
- Bacteroidetes; Bifidobacterium longum; Clostridium difficile; Enterobacteriaceae; Lachnospiraceae; Ruminococcaceae; antibiotics; bacteria; diarrhea; dysbiosis; humans; intestinal microorganisms; metagenomics; microbiome; patients; proton pump inhibitors; ribotypes; risk factors; therapeutics
- ... Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) are the first cause of healthcare associated diarrhea in both Europe and the USA, causing between 15,000 and 30,000 deaths annually. Over the age of 65, antibiotic treatments are the two main risk factors of developing CDI. Fecal microbiota transplantation has a major role to play in managing these infections. Gut microbiota dysbiosis associated with CDI has ...