Malabsorption associated with diarrhea and intestinal infections.


An episode of diarrhea causes weight loss and a temporary cessation of growth in infants and children. Diarrhea is accompained by malabsorption of sugars, nitrogen, fats, and micronutrients. The mechanisms by which acute diarrheal disease produce malabsorption have not been studied carefully. The nutritional costs of malabsorption may pose a major threat if… (More)


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@article{Rosenberg1977MalabsorptionAW, title={Malabsorption associated with diarrhea and intestinal infections.}, author={Irwin H. Rosenberg and N W Solomons and Reva E Schneider}, journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition}, year={1977}, volume={30 8}, pages={1248-53} }