Evaluation of gastric acid secretion at endoscopy with a modified Congo red test.

@article{Toth2002EvaluationOG,
  title={Evaluation of gastric acid secretion at endoscopy with a modified Congo red test.},
  author={Ervin Toth and Kristina Sj{\"o}lund and Ola Thorsson and Henrik Thorlacius},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2002},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={254-9}
}
BACKGROUND Markedly decreased or absent gastric acid production is associated with a number of clinically significant conditions, and identification of patients with hypo/achlorhydria may be important. However, current methods of assessing impaired acid secretion are unreliable, time-consuming, and/or complex. The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate a modified endoscopic Congo red test for the diagnosis of hypo/achlorhydria by correlation with a standard gastric acid secretory test… CONTINUE READING

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