TITLE

The small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. Irritable bowel syndrome hypothesis: implications for treatment

AUTHOR(S)
Vanner, S.
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Gut;Sep2008, Vol. 57 Issue 9, p1315
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the validity of the lactulose hydrogen breath test (LHBT) for diagnosing small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and the supporting evidence that SIBO underlies IBS. It explores the findings from clinical trials examining the effects of antibiotics on IBS.
ACCESSION #
34310429

 

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