Serum bile acid composition in patients with cystic fibrosis.

  title={Serum bile acid composition in patients with cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Kenneth D. R. Setchell and Peter Smethurst and Anna Maria Giunta and Carla Colombo},
  journal={Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry},
  volume={151 2},
Serum bile acid composition was examined in detail using capillary column gas chromatography and mass spectrometry in 10 children with cystic fibrosis (CF) and 4 healthy children. The mean total bile acid concentration in fasting serum of CF patients was 2.33 +/- 0.84 mumol/l, slightly lower than but not statistically significantly different from healthy… CONTINUE READING