Gut microbiome diversity in acute infective and chronic inflammatory gastrointestinal diseases in North India

  title={Gut microbiome diversity in acute infective and chronic inflammatory gastrointestinal diseases in North India},
  author={Saurabh Kedia and Ritika Rampal and Jaishree Paul and Vineet Ahuja},
  journal={Journal of Gastroenterology},
The disease profile in the Indian population provides a unique opportunity for studying the host microbiome interaction in both infectious (amebiasis) and autoimmune diseases like inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) from a similar environment and genetic background. Analysis of fecal samples from untreated amebic liver abscess (ALA) patients, Entamoeba histolytica (Eh)-negative and -positive asymptomatic individuals, and pus samples from naive ALA patients revealed a significant reduction in… CONTINUE READING
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