Alpha-1 antitrypsin and electrolytes in some cases of diarrhoea.


Fifty patients suffering from diarrhea were subjected together with a control group of 20 normal subjects to full clinical examination, stool analysis for parasites and bacteriological examination to identify pathogenic bacteria. Fecal alpha-1-antitrypsin, fecal Na+ and K+ and serum albumin were also estimated. The results showed a significant increase in… (More)