Improvements in Behavioral Symptoms following Antibiotic Therapy in a 14-Year-Old Male with Autism

Case Rep Psychiatry. 2013;2013:239034. doi: 10.1155/2013/239034. Epub 2013 Jun 19.


This case report describes the benefits of antibiotic and antifungal therapy on behavior in a child with autism undergoing treatment for encopresis. Over the course of treatment, the child exhibited a reduction in aberrant behaviors, increased gastrointestinal function, and improved quality of life.