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Sputum microbiota in tuberculosis as revealed by 16S rRNA pyrosequencing.
|Title||Sputum microbiota in tuberculosis as revealed by 16S rRNA pyrosequencing.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||Cheung MK, Lam WY, Fung WYW, Law PTW, Au CH, Nong W, Kam KM, Kwan HS, Tsui SKW|
Tuberculosis (TB) remains a global threat in the 21st century. Traditional studies of the disease are focused on the single pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Recent studies have revealed associations of some diseases with an imbalance in the microbial community. Characterization of the TB microbiota could allow a better understanding of the disease.
|Alternate Journal||PLoS ONE|