Post-infectious IBS, tropical sprue and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth: the missing link

@article{Ghoshal2017PostinfectiousIT,
  title={Post-infectious IBS, tropical sprue and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth: the missing link},
  author={U. Ghoshal and Kok-Ann Gwee},
  journal={Nature Reviews Gastroenterology &Hepatology},
  year={2017},
  volume={14},
  pages={435-441}
}
  • U. Ghoshal, Kok-Ann Gwee
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Nature Reviews Gastroenterology &Hepatology
  • Evidence is emerging that IBS, a hitherto enigmatic disorder thought to be predominantly related to psychological factors, has a microorganic basis in a subset of patients with the disease. Post-infectious IBS (PI-IBS), commonly of the diarrhoea-predominant subtype (defined as new development of IBS following acute infectious diarrhoea), is one such condition known to occur in up to 10–30% individuals after acute gastroenteritis. However, following acute infectious gastroenteritis, patients can… CONTINUE READING

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