Small intestine bacterial overgrowth does not correspond to intestinal inflammation in cystic fibrosis.

@article{Lisowska2010SmallIB,
  title={Small intestine bacterial overgrowth does not correspond to intestinal inflammation in cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Aleksandra Lisowska and Edyta Mądry and Andrzej Pogorzelski and Jarosław W Szydłowski and Andrzej Radzikowski and Jarosław Walkowiak},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of clinical and laboratory investigation},
  year={2010},
  volume={70 5},
  pages={
          322-6
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) has been reported in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. However, the potential link to intestinal inflammation has not been studied so far. Therefore, we aimed to assess whether SIBO correlates with intestinal inflammation in CF patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS As a preliminary study, we assessed whether calprotectin is detectable in sputum expectorated by 10 CF patients. Since significant immunoreactivity was documented, in the major study… CONTINUE READING
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