Mauro Batista de Morais

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OBJECTIVE Nutrition success in short bowel syndrome (SBS) depends on the intake nutrients and the intestinal absorption capacity. An evaluation of energy expenditure and oxidation of substrate can be obtained with indirect calorimetry by measuring O(2) and CO(2) in the respiration. Elevated colonic fermentation can occur in SBS, producing H(2) and CO(2),(More)
BACKGROUND The present study was designed to evaluate the presence of gliadin in homemade foods prepared by patients with celiac disease and/or their relatives, as well as in processed products consumed by such patients in São Paulo, Brazil, by enzyme immunoassay (EIA) and Western blot (WB) analysis. METHODS One hundred ninety samples were analyzed: 108(More)
This study investigated the occurrence of Escherichia coli, an indicator of fecal contamination, in saliva samples from 141 children up to 36 months old, 53 not attending and 88 attending a child daycare center after exposure to a public daycare center and home environments. Two samples from each child were collected on the same day at 07:00 and 15:00 h and(More)
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