oa South African Medical Journal - An evaluation of gastric acid secretion in Kwashiorkor by means of the augmented histamine test
|Article Title||An evaluation of gastric acid secretion in Kwashiorkor by means of the augmented histamine test|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 University of Cape Town and the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Rondebosch|
|Publication Date||Apr 1967|
|Pages||400 - 406|
|Keyword(s)||Augmented histamine test, Gastric acid section, Gastroenterology and Kwashiorkor|
Gastric acid secretion was assessed in 20 patients with kwashiorkor by means of the augmented histamine test. In 16 patients satisfactory acid secretion was demonstrated, some of them actually showing hypersecretion after histamine stimulation.
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