The bacteria found in the tissue samples and oral samples of patients with pancreatic diseases or diseases of the foregut were found to be of similar strains, according to a study that was presented at the 2018 AACR Pancreatic Cancer: Advances in Science and Clinical Care conference in Boston, Massachusetts.
Every single evaluable subject who was enrolled in the study had similarities between their oral and tissue samples, and 7 common amplicon sequence variants — also known as “features” — were identified in at least half of all of the study participants. Read more . . .