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MEBO - UBIOME study 2018



MEBO Gut Microbiome Study
"Microbial Basis of Systemic Malodor and PATM Conditions (PATM)"
Funded by uBiome Research Grant

"Microbial Basis of Systemic Malodor and PATM Conditions (PATM)"

Dynamics of the Gut Microbiota in
Idiopathic Malodor Production

Started May 2018 - Ongoing

Current people sent kits : 100/100
3 kits per person


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TMAU Petition world
TMAU UK end total:262
TMAU UK ends 23/01/20
TMAU Petition USA end total 204
USA : Moveon open
TMAU (Dominican)
Metabolomic Profiling Study

Start : Aug 2016
Stage 1 : 27 Canadian volunteers to test
Latest click here (26 oct) :
17 samples returned

Note : Stage 1 is Canada only.
Return cut-off date : passed
Analysis can take 6/8 weeks
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Denver TMAU Test Lab survey click here
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USA survey for anyone who wants to improve Denver TMAU test

begun : Dec22
end : no ending for now

A trainee genetic counselor is working at the Denver TMAU test lab. Probably as part of her training. As a project she wishes feedback on any aspect of the Denver TMAU test and process. You can fill in the survey and/or email her (email address is in survey). It's meant for USA people, but perhaps others can give their view too (as we have so few opportunities).

quote from her rareconnect post

"Hello all! I wanted to make you aware of a research study being conducted to better understand the experience and needs of individuals with trimethylaminuria with a goal of being able to create improved patient and healthcare provider education materials. Any participation is completely voluntary and all responses remain confidential. Feel free to use the contact information within the link with any questions or share the survey with others with TMAU."

see this post for more details

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Dray's TMAU Class for Beginners (TMAU 101)

This is the beginning of Dray’s scent training for TMAU-specific work, using a cotton ball with a TMA-rich urine sample on it. Cotton holds and absorbs scent better than anything else. Up to now, Dray has been trained for other scents to develop the desired alert behavior; and now, it is geared to TMA specific training, and eventually, other body odor-related scents. The TMA sample was donated by a university lab that handles TMA-rich urine samples, and they asked MeBO to not disclose their identity as they wish to remain anonymous.

From symptomatic volunteers who have

In order for Dray to have a well-rounded concept of TMA scent, Liz is asking for volunteers who have tested positive for TMAU and are certain that their saliva and/or sweat (collected in separate containers) would have TMA on it, by drenching a cotton swab with saliva or sweat and placing it in a zip lock bag and inserting it in a plastic container like the one Liz is working with in this video, covering it tightly with its proper seal. You can purchase these cheaply at your local grocery store. It would be greatly appreciated if you would then mail it to the following address:

Pawsibilities Unleashed
Pet Therapy of Kentucky, Inc.
P.O. Box 5316
Frankfort, KY 40602

We thank Liz and Charlotte for having spent countless hours, days, weeks and months in the development of this TMAU Service Dog Program. To think, WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN; THE SKY IS THE LIMIT!

Charlotte has not only adopted Dray, but has also spent a great deal of her time training him under Liz's direction, to be MeBO’s first TMAU Service Dog in an effort to help our community understand TMAU and other types of body odor conditions. Charlotte has frequently traveled a significant distance to Franfort, KY from her hometown for training lessons every week or every other week since our Nashville meetup in March 2010, incurring significant gas and hotel expenses, in addition to having committed to provide for Dray’s food and veterinary care for the rest of his life.

If anyone would like to donate to this cause to help Liz and Charlotte with the expenses they incur for our TMAU Service Dog Program, you may use the Donate button to do so. You support is greatly appreciated.

TMAU Service Dog

Liz is a former U.S. Air Force K-9 unit trainer, including search & rescue (SAR), cadaver detection, drug detection, and K-9 obedience. She has also trained Malamutes as sled dogs, shown on the AKC circuit, been an AKC judge, and has volunteered with her own dogs in multiple SAR missions...

Liz Norris is the founder of Pawsibilities Unleashed, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. She is an official tester for the Therapy Dog certifications and Canine Good Citizen (CGC) tests and Service Dog Public Access Test.

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