The augmented histamine test is a simple quantitative test of acid secretion which measures both basal secretion and the response to maximal histamine stimulation - maximal acid output (MAO).
The combination of gastroscopy and radiology resulted in a high degree of diagnostic accuracy in patients with proved chronic gastrojejunal disease.
Malignant or suspicious cells were found in gastric washings from 41 of 70 patients with malignant neoplasms.
Attention is drawn to bread intolerance as a not uncommon, and widely unrecognized, cause of diarrhoea in adults.
It appears that the Bantu child died from a grasshopper which actually contained some or other poison which it either produced in itself or had accumulated as a result of feeding on some poisonous plant.