Microbiota in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease.

OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that compared with controls, children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) exhibit differences in the relationships between gut microbiota and disease activity. STUDY DESIGN Children and adolescents (n = 69; median age, 14 years) with IBD and 25 healthy controls (median age, 14 years) were recruited for the study. The… CONTINUE READING