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Changes of Microbiota in Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patients

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified September 2012 by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Identifier:
First received: August 21, 2012
Last updated: March 9, 2015
Last verified: September 2012
To investigate the changes of gastrointestinal microbiota in irritable bowel syndrome patients by hydrogen breath test and molecular-based analysis of microbiota in gastrointestinal tract

Mucosa Associated Bacteria in Small Intestine

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • difference in component of microbiota between cases and controls

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: June 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: April 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
irritable bowel syndrome patients


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Irritable bowel syndrome patients

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Case group: 20 to 80 years old irritable bowel syndrome patients
  • Control group: 20 to 80 years old healthy subjects

Exclusion Criteria:

  • without writtent informed consent
  • contraindications for enteroscopy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01679730

Contact: Chen-Shuan Chung, MD, M.Sc

Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Recruiting
New Taipei City, Taiwan
Contact: Chen-Shuan Chung, MD, M.Sc   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Identifier: NCT01679730     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FEMH-100126-F
Study First Received: August 21, 2012
Last Updated: March 9, 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Colonic Diseases, Functional
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases processed this record on August 18, 2017