Alterations of Gut Microbiota among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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In humans, altered microbial composition of the gut has been reported in different disorders, including children with autism. A number of studies comparing gut microbiota of autistic spectrum disorder patients and typically developed individuals revealed higher amount (albeit with some contradictions) of dif- ferent bacteria—Bacteroidetes, Firmicutes, Proteobacteria and Tenericutes in autistic individuals. In this study differences in gut microbiota composition between children with atypical autism and childhood autism were identified. Significant differences in-between gut microbiomes in children belonging to these two groups at genus and species levels were identified.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S29 - S36
JournalMolecular Genetics, Microbiology and Virology
Issue numberSuppl.1
Publication statusPublished - 2021


  • microbiota
  • food selectivity
  • autistic spectrum disorder
  • autism

Field of Science*

  • 3.1 Basic medicine
  • 3.2 Clinical medicine

Publication Type*

  • 1.1. Scientific article indexed in Web of Science and/or Scopus database


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