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Relation between malaria serum gamma-globulin concentration and the D-xylose absorption test.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  49959     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
D-xylose excretion after a 25 g. oral load was determined in 15 African subjects suffering from malaria. Nine of them were re-investigated after the malaria had been or was being treated. Malarial parasitaemia and pyrexia did not significantly influence results of the D-xylose test. However, in the untreated subjects, there was a significant inverse correlation between the weight of D-xylose excreted and the serum gamma-globulin concentrations. The observation may have a nutritional importance.
G C Cook
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0035-9203     ISO Abbreviation:  Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg.     Publication Date:  1975  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-09-29     Completed Date:  1975-09-29     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7506129     Medline TA:  Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  143-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Immunoglobulin G / analysis
Intestinal Absorption
Malaria / blood,  metabolism*
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Plasmodium falciparum / isolation & purification*
Plasmodium malariae / isolation & purification*
Xylose / metabolism*,  urine
gamma-Globulins / analysis*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Immunoglobulin G; 0/Xylose; 0/gamma-Globulins

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