Gut Bacterial Markers May Aid Diagnosis of Children

Gut Bacterial Markers May Aid Diagnosis of Children

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Gut Bacterial Markers May Aid Diagnosis of Children

Analysis of five bacterial markers present in the gut microbiome — the community of microbes living in the gut — may help in diagnosing myasthenia gravis (MG) in children, according to a Chinese study. The study, “Metagenome-wide association study of gut microbiome revealed potential microbial marker set for diagnosis of pediatric myasthenia gravis,” was published in the journal BMC Medicine. MG occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks the neuromuscular junction, which is the place…

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