Alterations in Intestinal Microbial Flora and Human Disease

Mohamed Othman; Roberto Agüero; Henry C. Lin

Disclosures

Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2008;24(1):11-16. 

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Conclusion

The human microflora has a significant impact on health and human disease, far more than ever realized. The host response to SIBO and bacterial translocation may explain the clinical findings of several pathological conditions. Recognizing the interactive nature of host and gut flora is vital to the diagnosis and treatment of these disorders.

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