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Correction to: Protocol for the Emory University African American Vaginal, oral, and gut microbiome in pregnancy cohort study

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BMC Pregnancy and ChildbirthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:395

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The original article was published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:161


Following publication of the original article [1], the authors pointed out that the Methods included one step that is no longer necessary but which was inadvertently carried over from an earlier protocol.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Emory University School of Nursing, 1520 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, USA
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Emory University School of Nursing and School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA


  1. Elizabeth J. Corwin, Carol J. Hogue, Bradley Pearce, Cherie C. Hill, Timothy D. Read, Jennifer Mulle and Anne L. Dunlop. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth (2017) 17:161. DOI 10.1186/s12884-017-1357-x


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