Chagasic megacolon and proximal jejunum microbiota.

  title={Chagasic megacolon and proximal jejunum microbiota.},
  author={A G Guimar{\~a}es Quintanilha and M A Azevedo dos Santos and M{\'a}rio Julio {\'A}vila-Campos and William Abrăo Saad and Henrique Walter Pinotti and Bruno Zilberstein},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={35 6},
BACKGROUND Among other factors, control of jejunal microflora depends on intestinal emptiness, and it can be impaired by Chagas disease. This study was developed to identify the microecology of the proximal jejunum in chagasic megacolon. Our objective was to characterize both the jejunal microbial stasis before surgery and the microflora after surgical… CONTINUE READING