Staphylococcus epidermidis: A differential trait of the fecal microbiota of breast-fed infants

@article{Jimnez2008StaphylococcusEA,
  title={Staphylococcus epidermidis: A differential trait of the fecal microbiota of breast-fed infants},
  author={Esther Jim{\'e}nez and Susana Delgado and Antonio Maldonado and Rebeca Arroyo and Mar Alb{\'u}jar and Natalia Garc{\'i}a and Manel Jariod and Le{\'o}nides Fern{\'a}ndez and Adolfo A G{\'o}mez and Juan Miguel Rodr{\'i}guez},
  journal={BMC Microbiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={143 - 143}
}
Breast milk is an important source of staphylococci and other bacterial groups to the infant gut. The objective of this work was to analyse the bacterial diversity in feces of breast-fed infants and to compare it with that of formula-fed ones. A total of 23 women and their respective infants (16 breast-fed and 7 formula-fed) participated in the study. The 16 women and their infants provided a sample of breast milk and feces, respectively, at days 7, 14, and 35. The samples were plated onto… CONTINUE READING
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