Microbiome Role in Non-Cancerous Reproductive Tract Disorders


About this study

The aim is the characterization of the microbiome of subjects experiencing benign reproductive tract disorders and its comparison to the microbiome present in individuals lacking that disorder.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Critieria:

  • Subjects seeking medical care for benign reproductive disorders
  • Females, 18 years of age or older
  • Able to provide informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:  

  • Women who are pregnant or nursing
  • Subjects currently taking or have taken antibiotics in the past 2 weeks
  • Post-menopause status

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Elizabeth Stewart, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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