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The impact of gastric acid suppression on the developing intestinal microbiome of a child

  • Aim: to examine the changes  in fecal bacteria before and after medication used to suppress gastric acid (e.g. for reflux) in children and to look if this may contribute to possible side effects of medication.
  • Eligibility: Children under 5 years of age who have been prescribed a medication to suppress gastric acid.
  • Principal Investigator: Suchitra Hourigan