Volume of average bacterium in feces

Value 1 μm^3
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Cummings JH, Stephen AM. The role of dietary fibre in the human colon. Can Med Assoc J. 1980 Dec 6 123(11):1109-14. p.1112 middle column 3rd paragraphPubMed ID6257366
Comments "With 1 µm^3 considered as the average volume of a bacterium these counts have been converted to approximate weights of bacteria thus it has been estimated that bacteria constitute 30% to 40% of the stool's wet weight."
Entered by Uri M
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