This section welcomes studies on fundamental and clinical aspects of microbiome research including but not limited to gut and tissue microbiomes, human, animal, plant, and environmental microbiomes. It also welcomes studies on host-microbiome interactions and the impact of microbiome on disease occurrence, prognosis and treatment. This section also aims to be the home for new methodological advances in the study of microbiomes.
Comparison of rectal swab, glove tip, and participant-collected stool techniques for gut microbiome sampling
Studies of the gut microbiome are becoming increasingly important. Such studies require stool collections that can be processed or frozen in a timely manner so as not to alter the microbial content. Due to the...
Citation: BMC Microbiology 2021 21:26