The interest in the microbes that inhabit the human body is such that many scientists around the world are dedicated to their study. Using the most modern and sophisticated techniques that make it possible to decipher the endless diversity of microbes that inhabit us, these scientists prospect all the places where microbes reside in the human body.
Examples of such sites are the airways, the oral cavity, the gastrointestinal and urogenital tracts or the skin. The aim of these scientists is to understand how microbes can affect the health or disease state of their hosts.
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