Microbiology of the built environment

@article{Gilbert2018MicrobiologyOT,
  title={Microbiology of the built environment},
  author={Jack A. Gilbert and Brent Stephens},
  journal={Nature Reviews Microbiology},
  year={2018},
  volume={16},
  pages={661-670}
}
The built environment comprises all structures built by humans, including our homes, workplaces, schools and vehicles. As in any ecosystem on Earth, microorganisms have been found in every part of the built environment that has been studied. They exist in the air, on surfaces and on building materials, usually dispersed by humans, animals and outdoor sources. Those microbial communities and their metabolites have been implied to cause (or exacerbate) and prevent (or mitigate) human disease. In… CONTINUE READING

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