Percent of human feces that consists of bacteria

Range ~30 %
Organism bacteria
Reference J. van Houte, R. J. Gibbons, Studies of the cultivable flora of normal human feces, Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 1966, Volume 32, Issue 1, pp 212-222 p.220 top paragraph
Comments " [researchers'] mean count of 3.16 × 10^11 would indicate that approximately 30% of human feces consists of bacteria. Comparable concentrations of bacteria have been found in dental plaque and gingival crevice debris (Gibbons et al., 1964 Socransky et al., 1963)."
Entered by Uri M
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