Assessment of intestinal microbiota of full-term breast-fed infants from two different geographical locations

Early Hum Dev. 2011 Jul;87(7):511-3. doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2011.03.013. Epub 2011 Apr 17.

Abstract

The intestinal microbiota in the breast-fed infant is considered as ideally healthy. We assessed the microbiota of breast-fed full-term neonates from two different Spanish locations. Statistically significant geographical differences for different bacterial groups were found, underlining the need to consider and define geographical-related effects on microbiota.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Bacteria / genetics
  • Bacteria / isolation & purification*
  • Breast Feeding*
  • Cohort Studies
  • DNA, Bacterial / chemistry
  • DNA, Bacterial / genetics
  • Feces / microbiology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Intestines / microbiology*
  • Male
  • Metagenome*
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Spain

Substances

  • DNA, Bacterial