Nutrition, Overgrowth, and Vaccine Efficacy in Low-income Settings

2016-04-20 18:23:22 | BioPortfolio


The purpose of this study is to assess the impact of small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) on childhood nutritional status, growth, and oral vaccine efficacy.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective


Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth


The International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh




University of Virginia

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-04-20T18:23:22-0400

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A malabsorption syndrome that is associated with a blind loop in the upper SMALL INTESTINE that is characterized by the lack of peristaltic movement, stasis of INTESTINAL CONTENTS, and the overgrowth of BACTERIA. Such bacterial overgrowth interferes with BILE SALTS action, FATTY ACIDS processing, MICROVILLI integrity, and the ABSORPTION of nutrients such as VITAMIN B12 and FOLIC ACID.

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