Skin poor in sebaceous glands

Skin areas that harbour comparatively few sebaceous glands, e.g. arms and legs. On these areas, antiseptics can relatively easily reduce the resident and transient skin flora.

See also Resident skin flora, Transient skin flora

Skin poor in sebaceous glands

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