E-Coli Bacteria

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The distribution of the different kinds of microbes contains bacteria, fungal and archaea which make up 90% of the cells in the human body. A large number of bacteria live and thrive in the colon and are referred to as the gut flora. These gut flora help in breaking down certain nutrients that the human body could not. Other bacteria which inhabit human skin and various mucosal surfaces contribute to the normal functioning of the human body. However, when these bacteria multiply to the point that the body becomes overwhelmed by their presence, or if they venture into sterile territory they can cause severe, even life-threatening diseases. One such example is the Escherichia Coli (E-Coli) which is normally found in the colon, but can mutate

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