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Infectious Microecology of Skin

  • Yina Wang
  • Hong Fang
Part of the Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China book series (ATSTC)

Abstract

As a covering on the surface of the human body, skin serves as an active border between internal and external environment. As a great ecosystem, skin consists of several ecological compartments. Like different countries and nations on the earth, different microorganism groups also colonize in different parts of the skin [1–2]. Similar to the importance of geological structure to global geographic environmental research, a better understanding of cutaneous structures will also lead to a better understanding of cutanous microecology.

Keywords

Human Papilloma Virus Stratum Corneum Hair Follicle Sweat Gland Sebaceous Gland 
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© Zhejiang University Press, Hangzhou and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yina Wang
    • 1
  • Hong Fang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Dermatology, the First Affiliated Hospital, School of MedicineZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina

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