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Gestational shaping of the maternal vaginal microbiome

The diversity of the vaginal microbiome is linked to ethnicity, preterm birth and transitions to a healthier profile upon pregnancy.

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Fig. 1: The link between the vaginal microbiome, preterm birth and ethnicity.


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Dominguez-Bello, M.G. Gestational shaping of the maternal vaginal microbiome. Nat Med 25, 882–883 (2019).

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