Changes of Microbiota in Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patients

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified September 2012 by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Identifier:
First received: August 21, 2012
Last updated: September 3, 2012
Last verified: September 2012

To investigate the changes of gastrointestinal microbiota in irritable bowel syndrome patients by hydrogen breath test and molecular-based analysis of microbiota in gastrointestinal tract

Mucosa Associated Bacteria in Small Intestine

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: June 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: April 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
irritable bowel syndrome patients


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Irritable bowel syndrome patients


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Case group: 20 to 80 years old irritable bowel syndrome patients
  • Control group: 20 to 80 years old healthy subjects

Exclusion Criteria:

  • without writtent informed consent
  • contraindications for enteroscopy
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01679730

Contact: Chen-Shuan Chung, MD, M.Sc

Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Recruiting
New Taipei City, Taiwan
Contact: Chen-Shuan Chung, MD, M.Sc   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Identifier: NCT01679730     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FEMH-100126-F
Study First Received: August 21, 2012
Last Updated: September 3, 2012
Health Authority: Taiwan : Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Colonic Diseases, Functional
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases processed this record on April 16, 2014