Commensal bacteria: The link between IBS and IBD?
Bacterial Physiological Phenomena
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
It makes sense, given the size and complexity of the microbiota and its role in homeostasis, that the microbiota and its interactions with the host would play a role in the pathogenesis of IBS and IBD; sorting out the details has proven challenging but does offer new therapeutic avenues for both disorders.