Number of bacterial species in the indigenous microflora of the oral cavity

Value 200 unitless
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Berg RD. The indigenous gastrointestinal microflora. Trends Microbiol. 1996 Nov4(11):430-5. p.431 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID8950812
Primary Source Hardie JM, Bowden GH. The normal microbial flora of the mouth. Soc Appl Bacteriol Symp Ser. 1974 3 (0):47-83.PubMed ID4373838
Comments See BNID 102387, 105655
Entered by Uri M
ID 105707