OAB and the Microbiome

  • End date
    Jun 1, 2022
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    University of Miami
Updated on 20 July 2021
lower urinary tract symptoms


To determine differences in the urinary microbiomes, identified by polymerase change reaction (PCR) (UTIP), of female patients with urgency and frequency syndrome with or without pelvic pain (Group A) compared to female controls without symptoms of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) (Group B).

Condition bladder disorder, Overactive Bladder, Urgency-Frequency Syndrome
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04831801
SponsorUniversity of Miami
Last Modified on20 July 2021


Yes No Not Sure

Inclusion Criteria

y/o-90 y/o
Able to consent
Group A only: Urgency and Frequency Syndrome or OAB only. UDI-6 answer of "moderately" to "quite a bit" on questions 1 or 2
Group B only: Urinary Distress Inventory 6 (UDI-6) answer "not at all" or "somewhat" for questions 1 or 2

Exclusion Criteria

Pelvic radiation
Urinary retention (>200 ml)
Renal calculi
Recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI) (2 in 6 months), or
Current UTI
Immunosuppressed or radiation history
Neurologic disorder
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