6 Pounds of Bacteria?

According to a study done by Dr. Phillip Tarr of Washington University at St. Louis the average 200 lb human body carries around with it about 6 lbs of bacteria. Let me just say this for everyone out there reading this: EWWWWW And what possesses someone to study this? According to this study our body has 10 bacterial cells for every human cell. Again, EWWWWWW. These bacteria