Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth and Environmental Enteropathy in Bangladeshi Children

  title={Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth and Environmental Enteropathy in Bangladeshi Children},
  author={Jeffrey R Donowitz and Rashidul Haque and Beth D. Kirkpatrick and Masud Alam and Miao Lu and Mamun Kabir and Shahria Hafiz Kakon and Bushra Zarin Islam and Sajia Afreen and Abu Saleh Md. Musa and Shaila Sharmeen Khan and E. Ross Colgate and Marya P. Carmolli and Jennie Z Ma and William A Petri},
UNLABELLED Recent studies suggest small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is common among developing world children. SIBO's pathogenesis and effect in the developing world are unclear. Our objective was to determine the prevalence of SIBO in Bangladeshi children and its association with malnutrition. Secondary objectives included determination of SIBO's association with sanitation, diarrheal disease, and environmental enteropathy. We performed a cross-sectional analysis of 90 Bangladeshi 2… CONTINUE READING
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