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A perturbed skin microbiome can be 'contagious' and promote inflammation, study finds

11:55 EDT 29 Jun 2017 | Medical Xpress

Even in healthy individuals, the skin plays host to a menagerie of bacteria, fungi and viruses. Growing scientific evidence suggests that this lively community, collectively known as the skin microbiome, serves an important role in healing, allergies, inflammatory responses and protection from infection.

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