Bile Microbiota in Liver Transplantation: Proof of Concept Using Gene Amplification in a Heterogeneous Clinical Scenario

D’Amico F, Bertacco A, Finotti M, Di Renzo C, Rodriguez-Davalos MI, Gondolesi GE, Cillo U, Mulligan D, Geibel J.
Front Surg. 2021 Mar 16;8:621525. doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2021.621525. eCollection 2021. PMID: 33796547 Free PMC article.
Methods: We evaluated the bile in a heterogeneous cohort of liver donors and recipient patients, with samples obtained in a sterile way, directly from the gallbladder and the common bile duct. Results: We assessed the bile microbiota in six l