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Changes of Microbiota in Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patients

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01679730
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2012 by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : September 6, 2012
Last Update Posted : March 10, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital

Brief Summary:
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

Condition or disease
Mucosa Associated Bacteria in Small Intestine

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Observational Model: Case-Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : June 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : April 2016

irritable bowel syndrome patients

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

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
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 (NCT number): NCT01679730

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

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Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Recruiting
New Taipei City, Taiwan
Contact: Chen-Shuan Chung, MD, M.Sc   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
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Responsible Party: Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Identifier: NCT01679730    
Other Study ID Numbers: FEMH-100126-F
First Posted: September 6, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 10, 2015
Last Verified: September 2012