Endogenous Amino Acid Loss and Its Significance in Infantile Diarrhea


Extract: Significant amino acid loss through the stool, analogous to impeded reabsorption of water, fat, and electrolytes, was suspected in infantile diarrhea. The stools of six patients, who had acute diarrhea and received no protein by mouth, were collected and analyzed for amino acids, nitrogen, and protein. Similar determinations were made on five… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-197303000-00008

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