Molecular characterisation of gastrointestinal microbiota of children with autism (with and without gastrointestinal dysfunction) and their neurotypical siblings.

@article{Gondalia2012MolecularCO,
  title={Molecular characterisation of gastrointestinal microbiota of children with autism (with and without gastrointestinal dysfunction) and their neurotypical siblings.},
  author={Shakuntla V Gondalia and Enzo A. Palombo and S R Knowles and Stephen B. Cox and Denny Meyer and David William Austin},
  journal={Autism research : official journal of the International Society for Autism Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={5 6},
  pages={419-27}
}
Many children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) suffer from gastrointestinal problems such as diarrhoea, constipation and abdominal pain. This has stimulated investigations into possible abnormalities of intestinal microbiota in autistic patients. Therefore, we designed this study to identify differences (and/or similarities) in the microbiota of… CONTINUE READING