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Efficacy of partially hydrolyzed guar gum-added oral rehydration solution in the treatment of severe cholera in adults

Alam, N. H. and Ashraf, H. and Sarker, S. A. and Olesen, M. and Troup, J. and Salam, M. A. and Gyr, N. and Meier, R.. (2008) Efficacy of partially hydrolyzed guar gum-added oral rehydration solution in the treatment of severe cholera in adults. Digestion, 78 (1). pp. 24-29.

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Abstract

Partially hydrolyzed guar gum (PHGG) is a water-soluble fiber if added to oral rehydration solution (ORS) and undergoes fermentation in the colon liberating short chain fatty acids (SCFAs). SCFAs potentiate the effect of ORS, reducing the severity of diarrhea.
Faculties and Departments:03 Faculty of Medicine > Bereich Medizinische Fächer (Klinik) > Ehemalige Einheiten Medizinische Fächer (Klinik) > Allgemeine innere Medizin Liestal (Zimmerli)
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Klinische Forschung > Bereich Medizinische Fächer (Klinik) > Ehemalige Einheiten Medizinische Fächer (Klinik) > Allgemeine innere Medizin Liestal (Zimmerli)
UniBasel Contributors:Meier, Rémy F.
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Bibsysno:Link to catalogue
Publisher:Karger
ISSN:0012-2823
e-ISSN:1421-9867
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
Language:English
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