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Micrococcineae

Micrococcineae are common in the poop of infants born via C-section, but interestingly they are infrequent in both meconium - the earliest kind of baby poop - and adult feces. (We don’t yet understand exactly why that’s the case).

These bacteria are sprinkled throughout our microbiomes and are found on children’s teeth as well as adults’ and they are also part of our normal airway and gut microbiomes.

References 

1. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3819383/ 

2. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3359942/


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