Clin Pediatr (Phila) volume 59, issue 13, P1191-1194 2020 DOI: 10.1177/0009922820942183 View full text
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Sandeep Rathod, Craig A. Friesen, Kim Radford, Jennifer M. Colombo

Abstract: Sucrase deficiency has been implicated in chronic abdominal pain. Testing for sucrase deficiency generally involves invasive procedures or lengthy clinical visits, but now noninvasive kits that allow home testing are available to test for sucrase deficiency. In order to assess feasibility and utility of at-home testing, we reviewed our experience in 75 consecutive patients. All patients seen in the abdominal pain clinic had histories obtained in a standardized fashion and all had sucrase breath tests complete…

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