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Fecal microbiota profiles in treatment-naïve pediatric inflammatory bowel disease – associations with disease phenotype, treatment, and outcome

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Purpose: Imbalance in the microbiota, dysbiosis, has been identified in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). We explored the fecal microbiota in pediatric patients with treatment-naïve IBD, non-IBD patients with gastrointestinal symptoms and healthy children, its relation to IBD subgroups, and treatment outcomes.

Patients and methods: Fecal samples were collected from 235 children below 18 years of age. Eighty children had Crohn’s disease (CD), 27 ulce...

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Published
Peer review status:
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10.2147/CEG.S186235

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Publisher:
Dove Medical Press
Journal:
Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology More from this journal
Volume:
12
Pages:
37-49
Publication date:
2019-01-31
Acceptance date:
2018-12-13
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ISSN:
1178-7023
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pubs:985089
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uuid:fdc86152-4b65-4ce9-aca1-954d69f3d6fe
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pubs:985089
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985089
Deposit date:
2019-04-26

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