Small intestine bacterial overgrowth.

@article{King1979SmallIB,
  title={Small intestine bacterial overgrowth.},
  author={Charles Edward King and Phillip P. Toskes},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={1979},
  volume={76 5 Pt 1},
  pages={
          1035-55
        }
}
The gastrointestinal tract proximal to the distal ileum is usually sparsely populated with bacteria. When overgrowth of bacteria in the small intestine is accompanied by nutrient malabsorption and clinical manifestations of weight loss and malnutrition, the setting has been called the stasis, stagnant loop, or blind loop syndrome. Since the publication of a number of excellent general reviews of the subject several years ago, 1–4 there has been an increased understanding of some of the… CONTINUE READING

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