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Bacterial infections and nutrition - a primer

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Bacteria are the predominant organisms in the human microbiome. They can be beneficial to the host, or they can cause focal and invasive diseases and clinical infections. The chapter explores the broad diversity of bacteria and ways in which they interact with the host. It considers the influence of host nutritional status and specific nutrients on colonization, invasion, severity, and mortality of bacterial infections. Overnutrition and metabolic diseases also affect risks of bacterial disea...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1007/978-3-030-56913-6_4

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Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1236-849X

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Editor
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Pages:
113-131
Series:
Nutrition and Health
Host title:
Nutrition and Infectious Diseases
Chapter number:
4
Publication date:
2020-12-11
DOI:
EISBN:
9783030569136
ISBN:
9783030569129

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