Benefits of breath hydrogen testing after lactulose administration in analysing carbohydrate malabsorption.

@article{Bate2010BenefitsOB,
  title={Benefits of breath hydrogen testing after lactulose administration in analysing carbohydrate malabsorption.},
  author={John P Bate and Peter Miles Irving and Jacqueline S. Barrett and Peter R. Gibson},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={318-26}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Breath hydrogen testing after lactulose administration may yield findings of clinical value, but whether it should be a routine part of breath testing has not been evaluated. We examined the contribution of breath testing after lactulose administration to the conduct and interpretation of breath hydrogen responses after fructose and lactose administration. METHODS Two hundred consecutive patients were given lactulose, fructose or lactose on separate days (at least 2 days… CONTINUE READING
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