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Review Article

Lower Level of Bacteroides in the Gut Microbiota Is Associated with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Meta-Analysis

Table 1

Baseline characteristics of the included studies.

First author
Andoh [23]Andoh [15]Ashorn [16]Basset [17]Kleessen [18]Sokol [19]Swidsinski [20]Swidsinski [21]Takaishi [22]

Publication typeFull textFull textFull textFull textFull textFull textFull textFull textFull text
Data typeContinuousContinuousDichotomousDichotomousDichotomousContinuousContinuousContinuousContinuous
Sample evaluatedFecalFecalFecalTissueTissueFecalFecalTissueFecal
Total # cases
# patients931827172524431780161
Age groupAdultAdultAdolescentAdultAdolescent adultAdultAdolescent adultAdultAdolescent adult
% weight9.

CD = Crohn’s disease, UC = ulcerative colitis, IC = indeterminate colitis, and NA = no data available; : QPCR: Real-Time Quantitative PCR.

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