Gastroenterology

Small intestine bacterial overgrowth prevalence drastically higher in patients with IBD






There is a ninefold increase in the prevalence of small intestine bacterial overgrowth among patients with inflammatory bowel disease compared with other individuals, according to results of a meta-analysis.
Gerald J. Holtmann, MD, PhD, MBA, of Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane, Australia, and colleagues wrote that it is widely accepted that IBD alters the gut microbiome, but data on a specific link between IBD and small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) are limited.
“SIBO symptoms overlap with those of IBD, often making it unclear if it is the cause, consequence or an

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