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I am doing a science fair project and would like to know which types of skin flora are found on hands. Could you help me with this and also send me some pictures and descriptions, so I can know what to look for? Thanks! Any thing you can get to me will be great!

Laurel Brown



Replies:
try these websites:
www.microbe.org
www.microbeworld.org
www.asmusa.org
www.cdc.gov

the hands have many organisms on them and it really depends on the person but staph sp. (Staphylococcus epidermidis, Staphylococcus aureus) Micrococcus luteus, Corynebacterium sp. are very common

Van Hoeck



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