Increased risk of irritable bowel syndrome after bacterial gastroenteritis: cohort study.

@article{Rodrguez1999IncreasedRO,
  title={Increased risk of irritable bowel syndrome after bacterial gastroenteritis: cohort study.},
  author={Lu{\'i}s Alberto Garc{\'i}a Rodr{\'i}guez and Ana Ruig{\'o}mez},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1999},
  volume={318 7183},
  pages={565-6}
}
Evidence exists of an increased risk of irritable bowel syndrome after an episode of bacterial gastroenteritis. 2 In one study, 12 out of 38 patients presented with bowel dysfunction 1 year after salmonella gastroenteritis. In another study, 386 patients with bacterial gastroenteritis were surveyed by questionnaire 6 months after infection, and 27 (7%) had… CONTINUE READING