Low lactase activity in a small-bowel biopsy specimen : should dietary lactose intake be restricted in children with small intestinal mucosal damage?
OBJECTIVE: Small intestinal mucosal damage can result in decreased lactase activity (LA). When LA is low in a small-bowel biopsy (SBB) specimen, a reduction of dietary lactose intake is usually advised. This is often done by reducing dietary dairy products, which also reduces the intake of calcium,...
|Published in:||Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology, Vol. 41, No. 1 (2006), p. 37-41|
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|Item Description:||Date Completed 23.06.2006|
Date Revised 21.11.2013
Citation Status MEDLINE
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