The role of Blastocystis sp. and Dientamoeba fragilis in irritable bowel syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis

@article{Rostami2017TheRO,
  title={The role of Blastocystis sp. and Dientamoeba fragilis in irritable bowel syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={A. Rostami and S. Riahi and A. Haghighi and V. Saber and Bahram Armon and S. Seyyedtabaei},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2017},
  volume={116},
  pages={2361-2371}
}
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is globally one of the most prevalent gastrointestinal disorders with a negative impact on quality of life and socio-economic status of patients. Recently, controversial evidences suggest that Blastocystis sp. and Dientamoeba fragilis infections may be implicated in the development of IBS. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to examine the possible association regarding this issue. PubMed, ScienceDirect, Scopus, Web of Science, and Cochrane… Expand
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