Intestinal bacterial overgrowth in the early stage of severe acute pancreatitis is associated with acute respiratory distress syndrome
Xue-Ying Liang, Tian-Xu Jia, Mei Zhang, Department of Gastroenterology, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100053, China
Author contributions: Liang XY made substantial contributions to the conception and design of the study, acquisition, analysis, and interpretation of data, and drafting the article; Jia TX made substantial contributions to the acquisition and analysis of data; Zhang M made substantial contributions to the conception, design and guide of the study; all authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Supported by Beijing Municipal Education Commission Science and Technology Plan General Project, No. KM201310025015.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Department of Gastroenterology of Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University.
Informed consent statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare the absence of conflicts of interest.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Corresponding author: Mei Zhang, PhD, Chief Physician, Doctor, Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, No. 45 Changchun Street, Xuanwu District, Beijing 100053, China. email@example.com
Received: December 22, 2020
Peer-review started: December 22, 2020
First decision: January 27, 2021
Revised: February 4, 2021
Accepted: March 10, 2021
Article in press: March 10, 2021
Published online: April 21, 2021