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    Should the Vaginal Microbiome be put to Work after C-Section?

    Posted by Eric Golanty, PhD on May 8, 2019 5:04:00 PM

    The human body contains 10-100 times more microorganisms (mostly bacteria but also archaea, eukaryotes, and viruses) than it does its own human cells. This is referred to as the human microbiome.  Most of the organisms of the human microbiome inhabit the intestines; they are also found in the nose, vagina, and on the skin.

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    Topics: bacteria, Eric Golanty, microbiome, C-section, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, microorganisms

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