Accession Number : ADA017008

Title :   Isotope Studies in Intestinal Capillariasis.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH UNIT NO 2 APO SAN FRANCISCO 96263

Personal Author(s) : Devine,R. T.

Report Date : SEP 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The protein catabolism and gastrointestinal losses of protein in ten patients with capillariasis were measured before and after treatment with thiobendazole for three weeks. The ratio gastrointestinal loss to catabolism was calculated together with other parameters in order to correlate with earlier studies (Waldman et al, 1969; Kerr et al, 1967). In general the losses were reduced by treatment with Mintazol. Vitamin B12 absorption was also determined with intrinsic factor and was found to improve with this treatment method (Callender et al, 1954).

Descriptors :   *Helminthic diseases, *Parasitic diseases, *Protein metabolism, Labeled substances, Catabolism, Gastrointestinal system, Isotopes, Albumins, Vitamin B complex, Absorption(Biological)

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE