Analysis of plasma citrulline and intestinal morphometry in mice with hepatosplenic schistosomiasis.

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BACKGROUND Portal hypertension in the mucosa of the intestine and the presence of granulomas in the wall of this organ can alter digestive function in patients with schistosomiasis. Citrulline is a potential marker of intestinal function in some diseases that affect the morphometry of the mucosa because of its close association with enterocytes. The aims of… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/sur.2009.066

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@article{Siqueira2010AnalysisOP, title={Analysis of plasma citrulline and intestinal morphometry in mice with hepatosplenic schistosomiasis.}, author={Luciana Teixeira de Siqueira and {\'A}lvaro Ant{\^o}nio Bandeira Ferraz and Josemberg Marins Campos and Jos{\'e} Luiz de Lima Filho and M{\^o}nica Camelo Pess{\^o}a de Azevedo Albuquerque and Andr{\'e} de Lima Aires and Maria Helena M Lima Ribeiro and Maria Taciana Holanda Cavalcanti and Carmelita De Lima B Cavalcanti and Edmundo Machado Ferraz}, journal={Surgical infections}, year={2010}, volume={11 5}, pages={419-26} }