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|Title:||Is small-bowel bacterial overgrowth an underdiagnosed disorder in children with gastrointestinal symptoms?|
|Citation:||Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 2011; 52(5):632-634|
|Publisher:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins|
|Hilary F Jones, Geoffrey P Davidson, Doug A Brooks, Ross N Butler|
|Abstract:||Small-bowel bacterial overgrowth (SBBO) has been implicated in chronic abdominal pain and irritable bowel syndrome in children. This was a retrospective study that aimed to assess the occurrence of SBBO by the lactulose breath hydrogen test in children referred primarily for investigation of carbohydrate malabsorption (n = 287). There were profiles indicative of SBBO in 16% (39/250) of hydrogen-producing children. This indicated that SBBO may be more common in children with gastrointestinal symptoms and apparent carbohydrate malabsorption than previously recognised.|
|Keywords:||breath hydrogen test|
small-bowel bacterial overgrowth
|Rights:||Copyright 2011 by ESPGHAN and NASPGHAN|
|Appears in Collections:||Aurora harvest 5|
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