Table 2: The quantity of fecal bacteria in IBS-D patients and healthy controls.

Fecal bacteriaIBS-D ()CON () value

Prevotella spp.7.91 ± 3.025.84 ± 1.82
Bacteroides8.99 ± 1.4510.04 ± 1.00
Bifidobacterium spp.6.39 ± 1.147.21 ± 1.49
Lactobacillus spp.6.25 ± 0.986.94 ± 0.95

Account unit is Log10 copies/g fecal (). Asterisks indicate statistical significance (, versus CON). CON represents for healthy controls.