Changes in intestinal microflora in patients with chronic severe hepatitis.

@article{Li2001ChangesII,
  title={Changes in intestinal microflora in patients with chronic severe hepatitis.},
  author={Lin Li and Zong-gui Wu and Wenzhu Ma and Yunsong Yu and Yi-sen Chen},
  journal={Chinese medical journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={114 8},
  pages={869-72}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate changes in intestinal microflora in patients with chronic severe hepatitis (CSH), and their role in this life-threatening disease. METHODS We classified nineteen patients with chronic severe hepatitis as the CSH group, thirty patients with chronic hepatitis (CH) as the CH group and thirty-one healthy volunteer as the control group. Fecal flora from all subjects were analyzed. Concentrations of plasma endotoxin, serum cytokines tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha… CONTINUE READING

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