Children with autism have fewer gut bacteria, study finds

07/4/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

Stool samples collected from 40 children revealed substantially lower levels of three types of important bacteria in the digestive tract of those with autism compared with those without the condition. Children with autism also had significantly fewer types of gut bacteria overall. While the study, published in the journal PLOS One, established a possible link between gut bacteria and autism, it failed to prove a causal relationship.

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