Does the Intestinal Microbiota Explain Differences in the Epidemiology of Liver Disease between East and West?

  • Published 2016


Changes in bacterial communities are associated with the pathogenesis of many diseases including inflammatory bowel disease and liver disease. Dysbiosis can induce intestinal inflammation resulting in increased intestinal permeability and bacterial translocation. The majority of chronic liver diseases are associated with bacterial translocation resulting in… (More)


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