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Fig. 2 | BMC Gastroenterology

Fig. 2

From: Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth is associated with irritable bowel syndrome and is independent of proton pump inhibitor usage

Fig. 2

Lack of association between bacterial growth in duodenal aspirates and history of PPI intake a Bacterial growth in patients without history of PPI intake [PPIs(-)] and patients with history of PPI intake [PPIs(+)]; b Bacterial growth in patients with IBS predominant diarrhea [IBS-D(+)] and the rest of patients [IBS-D(-)] in relation to the time of PPI intake. P values show differences of the indicated comparisons

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