Comparison of Gut Microbiota in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and those Without ASD

Purpose

The purpose of this research is to learn more about what makes up the gut organizations (stool and urine) in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). This may help to understand more about what causes ASD, help with early detection of ASD, and identify children with ASD who might respond positively to popular dietary interventions such as the Gluten-Free Casein-Free diet.

Procedures

  • Questionnaires
  • Stool and urine collection
  • 2-3 visits at the office or in the home

Eligibility

  • Between age 3-18
  • With or without autism

Study Information Flyer

Age

18 and under

Gender

Male
Female

Monetary compensation

Yes

Can be done from home

Yes

Keywords

healthy volunteers, children, Autism, Autism spectrum disorder, Autism - resources

Principal Investigator

Gonzalo Torres, PhD

Department

Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Contact Information

elderjh@ufl.edu

352-273-6318


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