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Unformatted text preview: Lactobacillus ) Development continues and changes with age, stress, diet, and antibiotic therapy Different locations of Flora Skin o Transient (temp) population occur on the surface o Resident populations live in deeper layers, glands, and follicles o Genera varies depending on area examined (moist/dry) o Slightly acidic pH from sweat or oil glands o Sebum = antimicrobial except to Proprionbacterium that causes pimples Oral cavity o Must be able to resist mechanical removal Flushed with ingestion of food and liquids Continuous sheeding of squamous epithelial cells also removes bacteria o Species may cause cavities and gum disease Attachment by glycocalyx forms to enamel on teeth Nasal cavity o Located in nostril and nasopharnyx, Upper respiratory tract (oropharnyx) o Similar to nasopharynx Stomach...
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2009 for the course MIBO MIBO 3500 taught by Professor Dustman during the Spring '09 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Spring '09