Dysregulation of Peripheral Cytokine Production in Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Collins, Stephen M.
November 2005
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov2005, Vol. 100 Issue 11, p2517
Academic Journal
Presents a study on the dysregulation of peripheral cytokine production in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Establishment of the link between acute gastroenteritis and the subsequent development of IBS; Evidence of the inflammation in some IBS patients; Demonstration of the changes in the genetic control of cytokines.


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