geoscience.net logo
+ Resolve Article
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter

+ Translate
+ Subscribe to Site Feed
GeoScience Most Shared ContentMost Shared Content

Lactulose/mannitol test has high efficacy for excluding organic causes of chronic diarrhea


, : Lactulose/mannitol test has high efficacy for excluding organic causes of chronic diarrhea. American Journal of Gastroenterology 98(10): 2245-2252

OBJECTIVES: Diagnosis in chronic diarrhea in the absence of a distinctive clinical pattern is often challenging, as biochemical tests prescribed at the first evaluation do not show enough sensitivity and specificity to tailor further investigation. Intestinal permeability to sugars is an accurate test for detecting intestinal damage. The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic value of the lactulose/mannitol (L/M) test in patients with chronic diarrhea.

US$19.90

PMID: 14572575

DOI: 10.1111/j.1572-0241.2003.07697.x


Other references

Shum, D.H.; O'Gorman, J.G.; Eadie, K., 2000: Normative data for a new memory test: the Shum Visual Learning Test. This study reports normative data and test-retest reliabilities for a visuo-spatial memory test, the Shum Visual Learning Test (SVLT). Participants were 146 Caucasians (70 males and 76 females, age range between 17-83 years). The test was administ...

Yao-Xiangdong; Lu-Gaoqing, 2008: Magnesium-based materials for hydrogen storage Recent advances and future perspectives. Hydrogen storage is a real challenge for realizing "hydrogen economy" that will solve the critical issues of humanity such as energy depletion, air pollution, greenhouse emission and climate change. Recently, tremendous efforts have bee...

Fluegel E., 1985: Diversity and environments of Permian and Triassic Dasycladacean algae. Pages 344-351 1985

Sulaiman, H.; Ponnampalavanar, S.; Mun, K.Seong.; Italiano, C.M., 2014: Cervical abscesses due to co-infection with Burkholderia pseudomallei, Salmonella enterica serovar Stanley and Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a patient with diabetes mellitus. Infections due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Burkholderia pseudomallei and non-typhoidal Salmonella cause significant morbidity and mortality throughout the world. These intracellular pathogens share some common predisposing factors and clinical...

Pan, G.Z.; Liu, T.H.; Chen, M.Z.; Chang, H.C., 1984: Diverticular disease of colon in China. A 60-year retrospective study. Chinese Medical Journal 97(6): 391-394

Bassett, M.J.; Strandberg, J.O.; White, J.M., 1986: Apopka. A fresh market, open-pollinated carrot for Florida. Apopka was selected from Hicolor 9. The roots are more uniform in colour, smoother and of better flavour than those of Hicolor 9 and are of a semi-Nantes shape. It is slightly more tolerant of Alternaria leaf blight than Hicolor 9 or Waltham Hicol...

Ruiz, G.R.S.; Brescovit, A.D., 2006: Description of the male of Aillutticus rotundus Galiano and five new species of Aillutticus Galiano from Brazil (Araneae, Salticidae, Sitticinae). The male of Aillutticus rotundus Galiano, 1987 is described for the first time and new records are presented from the states of Acre, Mato Grosso do Sul and Sao Paulo, Brazil. In addition, five new species of this genus are described from Brazil:...

Miosz, T., 1994: Mechatronics in combine harvesters. The use of electronic systems on combine harvesters is discussed with emphasis on increasing combine working capacity and aiding operators. Electronic monitoring of grain losses, a rotational speed signalling device and on-board computer applicati...

Majerus, MEN., 1982: The inheritance of two melanic forms of the alder moth (Acronicta alni L.) (Lep., Noctuidae). Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 118: 207-209 (Sept.-Dec.)

Anonymous., 1988: Annual report, April 1987 - March 1988. Zoological Institute Faculty of Science University of Tokyo Annual Report, 1987- 1-42