Bacterial concentration in gut

Range 10^13 - 10^14 bacteria/gram fecal matter
Organism Mammals
Reference Fortier LC, Sekulovic O. Importance of prophages to evolution and virulence of bacterial pathogens. Virulence. 2013 Jul 1 4(5):354-65. doi: 10.4161/viru.24498 p.354 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID23611873
Comments P.354 left column bottom paragraph: "The mammalian gut is also densely populated with 10^13–10^14 bacteria per gram of fecal matter, and thus represents an incredible playground for phages."
Entered by Uri M
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