The intestinal flora and infant botulism.

  title={The intestinal flora and infant botulism.},
  author={David John Hentges},
  journal={Reviews of infectious diseases},
  volume={1 4},
The intestinal flora of experimental animals interferes with infection by species of Salmonella and Shigella. Protection against infection with these organisms appears to be related to high concentrations of volatile acids, low pH, and low oxidation-reduction potential of the intestinal contents of animals with an intact flora. There are no data to show… CONTINUE READING