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Table 6 Pattern of inflammation and prior surgical procedures 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

Pattern of inflammation SIBO (n = 38) No SIBO (n = 112) P
Ileum 27 (71.1%) 72 (64.3%) 0.447
Colon 24 (63.2%) 53 (47.3%) 0.091
Stomach or jejunum 0 (0.0%) 2 (1.8%) 0.407
Colon and small bowel 14 (36.8%) 23 (20.5%) 0.044
Surgical procedure      
Bowel resection (all) 23 (60.5%) 56 (50.0%) 0.261
Ileocoecal resection 23 (60.5%) 48 (42.9%) 0.059
Partial colectomy 10 (26.3%) 13 (11.6%) 0.030
Multiple procedures 13 (34.2%) 16 (14.3%) 0.007