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With the improved therapy for acute diarrhea, persistent diarrhea (> 14 days) is emerging as a major problem in developing countries. However, the etiologies and pathogenesis of persistent diarrhea(More)
Advanced HIV infection is frequently complicated by diarrhea, disruption of bowel structure and function, and malnutrition. Resulting malabsorption of or pharmacokinetic changes in antiretroviral(More)
This study determined the prevalence of Campylobacter jejuni/coli and its relation with nutritional status in children from Northeastern Brazil. This was a case-control study design. Stool samples(More)
OBJECTIVE We examined the effect of a diet supplemented with alanyl-glutamine (AG) or placebo glycine (G) on intestinal barrier function and growth in children in northeastern Brazil. PATIENTS AND(More)