Small intestinal malabsorption in the horse: an assessment of the specificity of the oral glucose tolerance test.

@article{Mair1991SmallIM,
  title={Small intestinal malabsorption in the horse: an assessment of the specificity of the oral glucose tolerance test.},
  author={Tim S. Mair and Melissa Hillyer and Frederick Winslow Taylor and Geoffrey Robert Pearson},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal},
  year={1991},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={
          344-6
        }
}
Specificity of the oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) for the diagnosis of small intestinal malabsorption in the horse was assessed by comparing the results of OGTT with the results of a histopathological examination of the small intestine in 42 adult horses affected by chronic weight loss. The horses were assigned to three groups on the basis of the results of the test. Five horses were considered to have a normal OGTT absorption result (Group 1); all the horses had a histologically normal… CONTINUE READING
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