• MD5010: Integrated Clinical Practice Part 1 of 3 (Level 5; TSV)
  • MD5020: Integrated Clinical Practice Part 2 of 3 (Level 5; TSV)
  • MD5030: Integrated Clinical Practice Part 3 of 3 (Level 5; TSV)
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$23,000 over 5 years (administered by Townsville Hospital and Health Service)
Chronic pelvic pain (CPP) is defined as non-cyclical pain in the area of the pelvis for most days for more than 3-6 months, unrelated to pregnancy. Prevalence of CPP worldwide is estimated to be between 15 % to 25.4%.In the recent years the important role the human gut microbiome plays in health has been elucidated. Several studies have indicated a strong link between dysbiosis of the gut microbiome and CPP aetiology. There is growing interest in the interaction between the gut microbiome and CPP. This project will analyse the microbiome of patients with CPP and explores any possible associations.
Latifeh Horrocks, Donna Rudd, Jay Iyer and Vanessa Lusink (Townsville Hospital and Health Services, College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences and College of Medicine & Dentistry)
Microbiome; Gynaecology; Pelvic Pain; CPP; Gut Microbiome

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