Responses of small intestinal architecture and function over time to environmental factors in a tropical population.

@article{Kelly2004ResponsesOS,
  title={Responses of small intestinal architecture and function over time to environmental factors in a tropical population.},
  author={Paul Kelly and Ian Menzies and Roger Crane and Isaac S Zulu and Carole Nickols and Roger M. Feakins and James C. L. Mwansa and Victor C. Mudenda and Max Katubulushi and Steve Greenwald and Michael Farthing},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2004},
  volume={70 4},
  pages={412-9}
}
To determine the response of the small intestinal mucosa to environmental conditions, we studied changes in mucosal architecture and function in a longitudinal cohort study in African adults. Over three consecutive years, 238 adults submitted monthly stool samples for parasitologic and bacteriologic analysis and underwent an annual endoscopic jejunal biopsy… CONTINUE READING