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Neonatal Microbiome Validity Study

2016-01-15 13:38:24 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This is a validation study to compare proposed field collection methods with a gold standard collection technique for microbiome analysis of stool and breast milk samples.

Description

In order to conduct a future study of the gut microbiome in a population living in a rural, low income setting, this validation study will be conducted to verify the validity of our proposed field collection methods for stool and breast milk samples. We will compare the microbial diversity and abundance in the biologic samples using various proposed field collection methods to an immediately frozen sample. The proposed field collection methods are feasible for use in a community-based study in a low income setting with limited access to cold storage.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Microbiota

Intervention

Microbiome

Location

State University of New York at Buffalo, Farber Hall
Buffalo
New York
United States
14214

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

State University of New York at Buffalo

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-01-15T13:38:24-0500

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