Commensal bacteria: The link between IBS and IBD? Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bacterial Physiological Phenomena
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
  • Intestines
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

abstract

  • 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.

publication date

  • September 2011

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/MCO.0b013e328348c033

PubMed ID

  • 21673572

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 497

end page

  • 503

volume

  • 14

number

  • 5