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Table 1 Symptoms and quality of life in the patient before, during and after Campylobacter infection

From: Changes in the symptom pattern and the densities of large-intestinal endocrine cells following Campylobacter infection in irritable bowel syndrome: a case report

Questionnaire Before infection During infection After infection
    2 months 4 months 6 months 12 months
Birmingham       
Total score 30 35 26 18 29 4
Pain 6 15 4 3 6 2
Diarrhoea 4 20 12 8 5 0
Constipation 20 0 10 7 20 2
SF-NDI 29 48 20 17 28 13
IBS-QOLa 61 50 84 86 60 94
  1. Six months after infection, the patient was treated with 2 mg prucalopride daily.
  2. Birmingham, Birmingham Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptom Questionnaire; SF-NDI, Short-Form Nepean Dyspepsia Index; IBS-QOL, Irritable Bowel Syndrome Quality Of Life Questionnaire.
  3. aPercentage of the total score.