Duodenal microbiomes differ between lumen, mucosa in functional dyspepsia

Duodenal microbiomes differ between lumen, mucosa in functional dyspepsia

Between people with and without functional dyspepsia, the duodenal luminal microbiome was different and the mucosal microbiome was similar, according to a presenter at UEG Week Virtual.“Recently, we showed that dyspeptic symptoms correlated with increased duodenal mucosal eosinophils in functional dyspepsia patients off protein pump inhibitors,” Lucas Wauters, MD of UZ Leuven’s department of gastroenterology and hepatology, KU Leuven’s TARGID and Rega Institute and VIB Center for Microbiology in Belgium, said during a presentation.“Moreover, protein pumpRead More

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