Contact Killing of Salmonella by Human Fecal Bacteria, Institute of Food Research Study

Published: Apr 24, 2013

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Our gut is home to trillions of bacteria, numbering more than the cells in the rest of our body, and these bacteria help us to digest our food, absorb nutrients and strengthen our immune system. This complex bacterial ecosystem, called the gut microbiota, also helps to prevent bad bacteria from colonising our bodies and making us ill.

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