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Human Microbiota

Bacteriology

General Ecosystems

  1. Patrick R. Murray PhD Chief, Microbiology Service

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0012

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Murray, P. R. 2010. Human Microbiota. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Bethesda, MD, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    General Comments
  • 2
    Normal Microbiota of the Respiratory Tract
  • 3
    Normal Microbiota of the Gastrointestinal Tract
  • 4
    Normal Microbiota of the Genitourinary Tract
  • 5
    Normal Microbiota of the Body Surface
  • 6
    Normal Microbiota of Blood, Cerebrospinal Fluid, and Other Body Fluids
  • 7
    Normal Microbiota of Body Tissues
  • 8
    Concluding Comments

Keywords:

  • human microbiota;
  • microbe and human interaction-disease, transient colonization and prolonged colonization;
  • gastrointestinal tract and normal microbiota;
  • normal microbiota of genitourinary tract;
  • normal microbiota of body tissues;
  • normal microbiota of respiratory tract;
  • normal microbiota of genitourinary tract;
  • Corynebacterium spp. and skin surface