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Dysbiosis (also called dysbacteriosis) is the abnormal state of symbiotic microbes located at gut, vagina or skin. Dysbiosis is due to outgrowth of pathogenic bacteria, parasites or fungus.

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The condition of nonspecific protective forces of an organism and its physiological status are bound to vital activity of a microflora. The representatives of a so-called normal microflora usually living in the top respiratory ways, an intestine, and on a skin of the person, owing to opposing activity protect organs from penetration and duplication of pathogenic and is conditional-pathogenic microorganisms, also carry out series of other functions.

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