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Staphylococcaceae

Staphylococcaceae are among the most common skin microbes and are found all over our bodies.

They are frequently found in our noses and mouths as well as in our upper digestive tracts.

Although pretty much all of us have benign Staphylococcaceae in our nostrils, the more we have, the less there seem to be of some other common bacteria like Propionibacteriaceae and Corynebacteriaceae. Also interesting is that there seem to be more Staphylococcaceae found on circumcised penises than on uncircumcised ones.

References 

1. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3646044/ 

2. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2925076/ 

3. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2798966/


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