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Table. 4.

Risk Factors Associated With Post-Infectious Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patient

Study Population IBS diagnosis Methodology Sample size Risk factors
Thabane et al,35 2010, Canada Outbreak of GE (water supply) Interview + self Questionnaire Talley Prospective cohort 33 IBS of 467 exposed Acute bacterial gastroenteritis (Escherichia coli, Campylobacter), diarrheal illness lasting more than 7 days, weight loss > 10 pounds, and antibiotic use during the outbreak
Cremon et al,34 2014, Italy Outbreak of GE in schools Self Questionnaire Rome III Prospective controlled cohort 75 IBS of 204 exposed Salmonella-induced gastroenteritis during childhood (not adulthood)

IBS, irritable bowel syndrome; GE, gastroenteritis.

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