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Parasites, ghosts and mutualists: a relational geography of microbes for Global Health

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Scientific research on the microbiome offers an ecological model of the human, comprised of myriad forms of microbial life. The composition and dynamics of this human microbiome are increasingly implicated in discussions of health. Attention has focused on missing microbes and their links to a range of inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. Pathological dysbiosis is understood to result from both the excessive presence and the absence of microbes. Microbial declines have been indexed to modern...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/tran.12189

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Department:
Hertford College
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers Journal website
Volume:
42
Issue:
4
Pages:
544-558
Publication date:
2017-06-17
Acceptance date:
2017-04-17
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EISSN:
1475-5661
ISSN:
0020-2754
Pubs id:
pubs:691090
URN:
uri:db21284a-1505-4f26-86e5-3585be816450
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uuid:db21284a-1505-4f26-86e5-3585be816450
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pubs:691090

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