When bacteria are isolated from acne lesions, P. Acnes, Propionibacterium granulosum, and Staphylococcus epidermidis are typically detected. In many cases, P. Acnes alone or a mixture of P. Acnes and S. epidermidis is detected. Among these bacterial species, P. Acnes plays the most important role in the onset of acne. In this article, we focus on acne and P. Acnes.
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