Question: a patient is believed to have gastrointestinal disease he has...
A patient is believed to have gastrointestinal disease. He has been given 5 grams of xylose orally. His stool sample was collected for 3 days and the total content of xylose in the sample is 0.5 gram. Which of the following is more accurate?
- Patient has malabsorption
- Patient has maldigestion
- Patient has gastric ulcer
- Patient has ulcerative colitis