The Significance of the Enteric Microbiome on the Development of Childhood Disease: A Review of Prebiotic and Probiotic Therapies in Disorders of Childhood

@inproceedings{Slattery2016TheSO,
  title={The Significance of the Enteric Microbiome on the Development of Childhood Disease: A Review of Prebiotic and Probiotic Therapies in Disorders of Childhood},
  author={John C Slattery and Derrick F. MacFabe and Richard Eugene Frye},
  booktitle={Clinical medicine insights. Pediatrics},
  year={2016}
}
Recent studies have highlighted the fact that the enteric microbiome, the trillions of microbes that inhabit the human digestive tract, has a significant effect on health and disease. Methods for manipulating the enteric microbiome, particularly through probiotics and microbial ecosystem transplantation, have undergone some study in clinical trials. We review some of the evidence for microbiome alteration in relation to childhood disease and discuss the clinical trials that have examined the… CONTINUE READING

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  • FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
  • 2016