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World J Gastroenterol. Jan 7, 2016; 22(1): 361-368
Published online Jan 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i1.361
Table 1 Alterations of gut microbiota found in autism and mood disorders
DiseaseMicrobiota alterations
AutismImbalance of Bacteroidetes/Firmicutes ratio
Increase of Bacteroidetes phylum, Bifidobacterium, Lactobacillus, Sutterella, Prevotella, Ruminococcus genera, Alcaligenaceae family
DepressionIncrease of Alistipes
Negative correlation between Faecalibacterium abundance and severity of disease