Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth: a comprehensive review.

@article{Dukowicz2007SmallIB,
  title={Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth: a comprehensive review.},
  author={Andrew C Dukowicz and Brian E Lacy and Gary M. Levine},
  journal={Gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={112-22}
}
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), defined as excessive bacteria in the small intestine, remains a poorly understood disease. Initially thought to occur in only a small number of patients, it is now apparent that this disorder is more prevalent than previously thought. Patients with SIBO vary in presentation, from being only mildly symptomatic to suffering from chronic diarrhea, weight loss, and malabsorption. A number of diagnostic tests are currently available, although the optimal… CONTINUE READING

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