What is Dysbiosis?

Dysbiosis is defined as a microbial imbalance in or on the body that can negatively impact health1. This term is otherwise known as gut dysbiosis, referring the an imbalance within the community of gut microbes in the body.


  1. Wilkins, L. J., Monga, M. & Miller, A. W. Defining dysbiosis for a cluster of chronic diseases. Sci. Rep. 9, 12918 (2019).

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