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Critically ill ICU patients lose almost all of their gut microbes and the ones left aren’t good


Critically ill ICU patients lose almost all of their gut microbes and the ones left aren’t good
– They found that patients with stays longer than a month had only one to four types of microbes in their gut, as measured from fecal samples—compared to about 40 different types found in healthy volunteers.
* published in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology SEP 2014
http://healthresearchreport.me/2014/09/25/critically-ill-icu-patients-lose-almost-all-of-their-gut-microbes-and-the-ones-left-arent-good/

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