Effects of zinc supplementation on use of antidiarrheal therapy

  • Chrissie Giles
  • Published 2006 in
    Nature Clinical Practice Gastroenterology…

Abstract

The 13C-urea breath test (UBT) is accurate in diagnosing and confirming eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection. The dose of 13C-urea currently used in UBTs ranges from 75 mg to 125 mg, but 13C-urea is expensive, and studies have shown that it might be possible to use lower doses of 13C-urea. In their two-part prospective study, Gatta et al. confirmed… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ncpgasthep0477

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