- Selection, phenotyping and identification of acid and hydrogen peroxide producing bacteria from vaginal samples of Canadian and East African womenJohn J Schellenberg
Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
PLoS ONE 7:e41217. 2012..Identification of double-strong isolates may provide a rational basis for selection and further characterization of vaginal probiotics, with potential application as part of HIV prevention initiatives in western Canada and East Africa...
- Bacterial vaginosis, HIV serostatus and T-cell subset distribution in a cohort of East African commercial sex workers: retrospective analysisJohn J Schellenberg
Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
AIDS 26:387-93. 2012..Little is known about the effects of bacterial vaginosis on systemic immune activation associated with HIV+ serostatus...
- Molecular definition of vaginal microbiota in East African commercial sex workersJohn J Schellenberg
Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2, Canada
Appl Environ Microbiol 77:4066-74. 2011..We conclude that cpn60 UT is ideally suited to next-generation sequencing technologies for further investigation of microbial community dynamics and mucosal immunity underlying HIV resistance in this cohort...