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DIVA Study

Defining the microbiome for the Neovagina

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AGE: 18+ years old
TYPE: Sample collection and survey study
CONDITION: Microbiome of the neovagina
LOCATIONS: UH Cleveland Medical Center, UH Lyndhurst Medical Center, UH Parma Medical Center, UH St John Medical Center

Learn More About This Research Study

For more information, please contact study coordinator, Melody Loechler, at 216-286-8959 or complete the form below.

Study Purpose

The aim of this study is to determine the microbiome and genetic characteristics of the neovagina of transwomen.

Who Can Participate

Individuals who are transgender and have had a vaginoplasty surgery or are planning to have a vaginoplasty surgery in the upcoming months. Participants must be 18 years of age or older.

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If you are 18 or older and would like to be contacted by a study team member for more information about this study, please provide your contact information below.

Requestor's Information

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  • STUDY ID# 20221591