Dr. Catherine Forster, a Pediatric Hospitalist and Researcher at the University of Pittsburgh, interviews Dr. Alan Wolfe, Microbiologist at Loyola University in Chicago about his work on the urinary microbiome, or urobiome. They discuss what the urobiome is, what research has been done to date looking at the urobiome, and future directions for this area of research.
Articles discussed in the podcast
Urine Is Not Sterile: Use of Enhanced Urine Culture Techniques To Detect Resident Bacterial Flora in the Adult Female Bladder | Journal of Clinical Microbiology (asm.org)
The Female Urinary Microbiome: a Comparison of Women with and without Urgency Urinary Incontinence | mBio (asm.org)
Redefining Healthy Urine: A Cross-Sectional Exploratory Metagenomic Study of People With and Without Bladder Dysfunction | Journal of Urology (auajournals.org)
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