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Stool microscopy in screening for steatorrhoea.
  1. S K Ghosh,
  2. J M Littlewood,
  3. D Goddard,
  4. A E Steel

    Abstract

    A prospective study is described comparing microscopy of random faecal specimens for the presence of neutral and split fat by a relatively simple, cheap, and rapid methods with standard chemical estimation of faecal fat. The method of microscopy was found to be reliable in excluding steatorrhoea in children over the age of 3 months.

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