The infantile cutaneous microbiome: A review

  title={The infantile cutaneous microbiome: A review},
  author={Jennifer J. Schoch and Reesa L. Monir and Kerrie G. Satcher and Jessica Harris and Eric W. Triplett and Josef Neu},
  journal={Pediatric Dermatology},
  pages={574 - 580}
Recent focus on the neonatal intestinal microbiome has advanced our knowledge of the complex interplay between the intestinal barrier, the developing immune system, and commensal and pathogenic organisms. Despite the parallel role of the infant skin in serving as both a barrier and an interface for priming the immune system, large gaps exist in our understanding of the infantile cutaneous microbiome. The skin microbiome changes and matures throughout infancy, becoming more diverse and… 

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