B. infantis, a key infant gut symbiont, is missing in 90% of infants

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We were surprised not only by the extensive lack of good bacteria, but the incredibly high presence of potentially pathogenic bacteria and an environment of antibiotic resistance that appears to be so widespread,” said Dr. Sylvester. “The infant gut microbiome in the U.S. is clearly dysfunctional, and we believe this is a critical factor underpinning many of the infant and childhood ailments we see today across the country.”

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Casaburi, G., Duar, R.M., Brown, H. et al. Metagenomic insights of the infant microbiome community structure and function across multiple sites in the United States. Sci Rep 11, 1472 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-80583-9

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