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In cases of digestive disturbance in children it is desirable to obtain all possible information regarding the cause, and much knowledge regarding the sort and amount of food that an individual child can care for, can be obtained by examination of his urine and feces. For a number of years tests for indican in the urine, chemical analysis of stools for fat and a Schmidt fermentation test have been carried out as routine tests in practice, and it has been possible to make satisfactory adjustments of the diet of children with malnutrition and digestive symptoms on the basis of the
The Importance of Indicanuria, Stool Fat and Schmidt Fermentation Test in the Practice of Pediatrics.. Ann Intern Med. 1930;3:949. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-3-9-949_1
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