Lactose malabsorption and intolerance in Italians - Clinical implications

A. Bozzani, R. Penagini, P. Velio, G. Camboni, A. Corbellini, M. Quatrini, D. Conte, P. A. Bianchi

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Lactose malabsorption was assessed by the hydrogen breath test in 40 Italian patients with irritable bowel syndrome and 42 controls without abdominal disturbances. Sixty-five percent of patients were "low milk consumers" (0-250 ml milk per day) compared with 38% of controls (P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1313-1316
Number of pages4
JournalDigestive Diseases and Sciences
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1986


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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Bozzani, A., Penagini, R., Velio, P., Camboni, G., Corbellini, A., Quatrini, M., Conte, D., & Bianchi, P. A. (1986). Lactose malabsorption and intolerance in Italians - Clinical implications. Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 31(12), 1313-1316.