Gastroenterology Research and Practice / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Review Article

Association between Faecalibacterium prausnitzii Reduction and Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review of the Literature

Table 2

Quality assessment of the included studies.

AuthorF. prausnitzii countsIBD diagnosisStudy typePatient enrollmentOutcomeSamples

Machiels et al. [8]RT-PCRNot reportedRetrospectiveNot reportedPrimaryStools
Varela et al. [12]RT-PCRColonoscopy and histologyRetrospectiveNot reportedPrimaryStools
Swidsinski et al. [13]FISHColonoscopyRetrospectiveNot reportedPrimaryStools
Dörffel et al. [9]FISHColonoscopyRetrospectiveNot reportedPrimaryStools
Vermeiren et al. [14]RT-PCRNot reportedRetrospectiveNot reportedPrimaryStools
Joossens et al. [15]RT-PCRNot reportedRetrospectiveNot reportedPrimaryStools
Wang et al. [16]RT-PCRNot reportedRetrospectiveNot reportedPrimaryBiopsies
Jia et al. [17]RT-PCRNot reportedRetrospectiveNot reportedPrimaryStools
Sokol et al. [18]RT-PCRNot reportedRetrospectiveNot reportedPrimary Stools
Andoh et al. [19]T-RFLPNot reportedRetrospectiveNot reportedPrimaryStools
Willing et al. [20]RT-PCRColonoscopyRetrospectiveNot reportedPrimaryBiopsies