Relationship between HIV burden and increased bacterial growth in the oral microbiome. The relationship between viral loads in peripheral blood and the gain of bacterial growth (Bacterial Load score identified by HOMIM analysis) in ART naïve HIV infected patients was determined by Spearman rank correlation coefficient analysis. HIV infected patients that showed similar oral microbiome profiles are labelled in red text.
Dang et al. BMC Microbiology 2012 12:153 doi:10.1186/1471-2180-12-153