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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Cruz-Aguliar, Rebeca M; Wantia, Nina; Clavel, Thomas; Vehreschild, Maria J G T; Buch, Thorsten; Bajbouj, Monther; Haller, Dirk; Busch, Dirk; Schmid, Roland M; Stein-Thoeringer, Christoph K 
Title:
An Open-Labeled Study on Fecal Microbiota Transfer in Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patients Reveals Improvement in Abdominal Pain Associated with the Relative Abundance of Akkermansia Muciniphila. 
Abstract:
The gut microbiota is altered in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and microbiota manipulations by diet or antibiotics can reduce its symptoms. As fecal microbiota transfer (FMT) in IBS is still controversial, we investigated the clinical and side effects of FMT in a cohort of IBS patients with recurrent, treatment refractory symptoms, and studied gut microbiota signatures.Using an observational, prospective study design, we applied FMTs from one unrelated, healthy donor to 13 IBS patients. Fecal...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Digestion 
Year:
2018 
Pages contribution:
1-12 
Language:
eng 
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Print-ISSN:
0012-2823 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Immunologie und Hygiene