Human milk microbiota profiles in relation to birthing method, gestation and infant gender

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BACKGROUND Human milk is an important source of bacteria for the developing infant and has been shown to influence the bacterial composition of the neonate, which in turn can affect disease risk later in life. Very little is known about what factors shape the human milk microbiome. The goal of the present study was to examine the milk microbiota from a… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s40168-015-0145-y

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