Symptoms and the small intestinal microbiome — the unknown explored

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Abstract

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) has been linked to common gastrointestinal symptoms; yet its precise definition remains elusive. A new study shows that, when it comes to symptom prediction in functional gastrointestinal disorders, high-throughput sequencing analysis of the microbiome and not jejunal aspiration and culture is the clear winner.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)457-458
Number of pages2
JournalNature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Volume16
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology

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