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Table 5 Occurrence of symptoms and symptoms during the test in patients with and without SIBO (multiple responses possible)

From: Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth mimicking acute flare as a pitfall in patients with Crohn's Disease

  All patients (n = 150) SIBO (n = 38) No SIBO (n = 112)
    n % n % p
Symptoms during the test    19 50,0 21 18,8 0,0002
  n %/95% CI   %/95% CI   %/95% CI
Bloating 29 19.3% 13.8 – 26.4 17 44.7% 30.2 – 60.3 12 10.7% 6.2 – 17.8
Diarrhea 10 6.7% 3.7 – 11.8 6 15.8% 7.4 – 30.4 4 3.6% 1.4 – 8.8
Abdominal pains 9 6.0% 3.2 – 11.0 2 5.3% 1.5 – 17.3 7 6.3% 3.1 – 12.3
Nausea 2 1.3% 0.4 – 4.7 0 0.00% -- 2 1.8% 0.5 – 6.3
Other 4 2.6% 1.0 – 6.7 2 5.3% 1.5 – 17.3 2 1.8% 0.5 – 6.3