Probiotics in obstetrics and gynaecology

Christopher Griffin

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    Abstract

    Despite the great advances in modern medicine, our understanding of the most basic function of our complete genetic makeup is extremely poor. Our complete genetic make up is complemented by 100 trillion cells living within or on our body and is called the microbiome. Manipulation of the microbiome is in the embryological stages of investigation but promises great hope in targeting both pregnancy specific and general medical / gynaecological conditions. This review presents an undertanding of the microbiome manipulation with probiotics in women's health in 2015.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)201-209
    JournalAustralian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
    Volume55
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2015

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