January 12, 2012

'Sutterella' Bacteria Found in GI Tract of Autistic Kids

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New research conducted in the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, reports that children with autism and gastrointestinal disturbances have high levels of a bacterium called Sutterella in their intestines.

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TAGGED: Bacteria, Gut Flora, Intestines, Autism

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