Implantation and development of the gut flora in the newborn animal.

  title={Implantation and development of the gut flora in the newborn animal.},
  author={Robert Ducluzeau},
  journal={Annales de recherches veterinaires. Annals of veterinary research},
  volume={14 4},
  • Robert Ducluzeau
  • Published 1983 in
    Annales de recherches veterinaires. Annals of…
The newborn mammal, germfree in the mother's uterus, steps in complex microbial environment as soon as born. Bacterial development in the digestive cavities of the newborn animal, from the environmental bacteria, occurs very quickly. Within three hours after birth a small microbial population is present in the piglet, baby mouse or human baby. Within twelve hours after birth, dominant microbial population of the newborn animal can be as important as that of the adult animal. In any case, this… CONTINUE READING