Lactose Malabsorption in Children with Symptomatic Giardia lamblia Infection: Feasibility of Yogurt Supplementation

@article{Mantovani1989LactoseMI,
  title={Lactose Malabsorption in Children with Symptomatic Giardia lamblia Infection: Feasibility of Yogurt Supplementation},
  author={M. Mantovani and S. Guandalini and P. Ecuba and C. Corvino and L. di Martino},
  journal={Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition},
  year={1989},
  volume={9},
  pages={295–300}
}
An investigation was carried out on 61 children suffering from symptomatic giardiasis with the object of verifying the incidence and entity of lactose malabsorption. Furthermore, the possibility of a substitutive yogurt diet was verified in the lactose malabsorbers. The subjects, all children older than 1 year, were studied according to a schedule that included a lactose hydrogen breath test (BT) performed prior to therapy and a further BT 60 days following therapy. The subjects were divided in… Expand
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