Differential diagnosis of causes of intestinal bacterial overgrowth
-gastrocolic or coloenteric fistula such as Crohn’s disease, surgical resection and malignancy
-small intestine motility disorder such as scleroderma, diabetic enteropathy, chronic intestinal pseudo obstruction
-anatomic abnormality of small intestine with stagnation due to afferent limb of Billroth II gastrojejunostomy, small intestine diverticular, obstruction, blind loop, radiation enteritis
-AIDS and chronic pancreatitis
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