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,...

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Published in:Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology, Vol. 41, No. 1 (2006), p. 37-41
Main Author: Koetse, Harma A
Other Involved Persons: Vonk, Roel J ; Gonera-De Jong, Gieneke B C ; Priebe, Marion G ; Antoine, Jean-M ; Stellaard, Frans ; Sauer, Pieter J J
Format: Article
Item Description:Date Completed 23.06.2006
Date Revised 21.11.2013
published: Print
Citation Status MEDLINE
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