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Microbiome science may help doctors deliver more effective, personalized treatment to children with irritable bowel syndrome

Microbiome science may help doctors deliver more effective, personalized treatment to children with irritable bowel syndrome

To improve the treatment of children with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), investigators have developed a sophisticated way to analyze the microbial and metabolic contents of the gut. A report in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, published by Elsevier, describes how a new battery of tests enables researchers to distinguish patients with IBS from healthy children and identifies correlations between certain microbes and metabolites with abdominal pain. Wi..

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