Abstract:Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a condition that is characterized by an increased number of bacteria in the small intestine or an existence of bacteria type that generally should not be in the small intestine. In SIBO, the number of bacteria found in culture was more than 105 CFU (Colony-Forming unit) per ml. The fundamental problem in which SIBO occurred was the disruption in defensive mechanisms to prevent bacteria from overgrowing, including gastric acid juice, intestine motility, competent … Show more
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