Do gut microbial communities differ in pediatric IBS and health?

  title={Do gut microbial communities differ in pediatric IBS and health?},
  author={V. Shankar and Richard Agans and Benjamin D. Holmes and Michael Raymer and Oleg Paliy},
  journal={Gut microbes},
  volume={4 4},
Human gastrointestinal microbial communities are recognized as important determinants of the host health and disease status. We have recently examined the distal gut microbiota of two groups of children: healthy adolescents and those diagnosed with diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). We have revealed the common core of phylotypes shared among all children, identified genera differentially abundant between two groups and surveyed possible relationships among intestinal microbial… CONTINUE READING
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