Publications on Prevotella copri from the Barwon Infant Study


Maternal carriage of Prevotella during pregnancy associates with protection against food allergy in the offspring. Vuillermin PJ, O’Hely M, Collier F, Allen KJ, Tang MLK, Harrison LC, Carlin JB, Saffery R, Ranganathan S, Sly PD, Gray L, Molloy J, Pezic A, Conlon M, Topping D, Nelson K, Mackay CR, Macia L, Koplin J, Dawson SL, Moreno-Betancur M, Ponsonby AL; J. Craig Venter Institute; BIS Investigator Group. Nat Commun. 2020 Mar 24;11(1):1452.

Maternal carriage of the gut bacterium Prevotella copri during pregnancy is associated with reduced offspring atopy at 4 years. Gray LEK, Collier F, O’Hely M, Sly PD, Ranganathan S, Vuillermin PJ, BIS Investigator Group. Poster presentation, Barwon Health-Deakin University Research Symposium, July 2020.


Gut microbiota composition during infancy and subsequent behavioural outcomes. Loughman A, Ponsonby AL, O’Hely M, Symeonides C, Collier F, Tang MLK, Carlin J, Ranganathan S, Allen K, Pezic A, Saffery R, Jacka F, Harrison LC, Sly PD, Vuillermin P; BIS Investigator Group. EBioMedicine. 2020 Feb;52:102640.

Rapid PCR identification of Prevotella copri in an Australian cohort of pregnant women. Gray L, Hasebe K, O’Hely M, Ponsonby AL, Vuillermin P, Collier F; BIS Investigator Group. J Dev Orig Health Dis. 2020 Jun;11(3):228-234.


Cohort Profile: The Barwon Infant Study. Vuillermin P, Saffery R, Allen KJ, Carlin JB, Tang ML, Ranganathan S, Burgner D, Dwyer T, Collier F, Jachno K, Sly P, Symeonides C, McCloskey K, Molloy J, Forrester M, Ponsonby AL. Int J Epidemiol. 2015 Aug;44(4):1148-60.