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Future Microbiol. 2019 Jan 21.

The fecal and mucosal microbiome in acute appendicitis patients: an observational study.

Peeters T, Penders J, Smeekens SP, Galazzo G, Houben B, Netea MG, Savelkoul PH, Gyssens IC

We aimed to study the mucosal microbiota of the appendix in a prospective appendicitis cohort and to compare the fecal microbiota of patients and controls. We hypothesized that the microbiota may be associated with susceptibility to appendicitis.

PMID: 30663346