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Open-Label Pilot For Treatment Targeting Gut Dysbiosis In ME/CFS

Saturday 10 February 2018

 

From the Journal of Translational Medicine:

 

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Open-label pilot for treatment targeting gut dysbiosis in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: neuropsychological symptoms and sex comparisons

Amy Wallis, Michelle Ball, Henry Butt, Donald P. Lewis, Sandra McKechnie, Phillip Paull, Amber Jaa-Kwee and Dorothy Bruck
Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:24
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12967-018-1392-z
© The Author(s) 2018
Received: 4 October 2017
Accepted: 20 January 2018
Published: 6 February 2018

Abstract

Background

Preliminary evidence suggests that the enteric microbiota may play a role in the expression of neurological symptoms in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Overlapping symptoms with the acute presentation of d-lactic acidosis has prompted the use of antibiotic treatment to target the overgrowth of species within the Streptococcus genus found in commensal enteric microbiota as a possible treatment for neurological symptoms in ME/CFS.

 

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