About Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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References

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Marshall JK, Thabane M, Garg AX et al. Walkerton health Study Investigators.  Incidence and epidemiology of irritable bowel syndrome after a large waterborne outbreak of bacterial dysentery.  Gastroenterology 2006: 131: 445-450

Ford AC et al Prevalence of uninvestigated dyspepsia 8 years after a large waterborne outbreak of bacterial dysentery: a cohort study.  Gastroenterology 2010; 138: 1727-1736

WGO website: www.worldgastroenterology.org/questions-patients-ask-about-ibs.html

Cremon, et al. “Salmonellosis Gastroenteritis During Childhood is a Risk Factor for Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Adulthood.” Gastroenterology. March, 2014, available for purchase online at http://www.gastrojournal.org/article/S0016-5085(14)00362-X/abstract