Saturday, January 26, 2013

Infants with Eczema have Altered Gut Flora

"At 18 months of age children with eczema had a significantly increased profusion of five groups of bacteria in the Clostridium clusters IV and XIVa compared with healthy control children. They also had a threefold reduction in Bacteroidetes phylum bacteria (seven groups) relative to control children."

Children with eczema have distinct gut microbiome - News Medical