Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2017 March; 72(3): 154-160.
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Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas, Departamento de Análises Clínicas e Toxicológicas, São Paulo/SP, Brazil
Instituto Médico Professor Fernando Figueira, Recife/PE, Brazil
Universidade de São Paulo, Escola de Artes, Ciências e Humanidades, São Paulo/SP, Brazil
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received February 24, 2016; revised June 29, 2016; accepted December 20, 2016.
Changes in the neonatal gut environment allow for the colonization of the mucin layer and lumen by anaerobic bacteria. The aim of the present study was to evaluate
Fecal samples were collected during the first year of life, and
These results are consistent with reports throughout the world on the community structure of the intestinal microbiota in infants fed a milk diet. Our findings also provide evidence for the influence of the environment on intestinal colonization due to the high abundance of
Keywords: Anaerobic Bacteria, Intestinal Microbiota, Brazilian Infants, Real-Time PCR
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