Unrest at home: diarrheal disease and microbiota disturbance
1 Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
2 Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
3 Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Genome Biology 2014, 15:120 doi:10.1186/gb4182Published: 27 June 2014
Diarrhea and malnutrition, two intertwined worldwide problems, are both associated with lower diversity of the intestinal microbiota in children in low-income countries.