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Relation between faecal fat and energy in preterm infants.
  1. O G Brooke,
  2. C Wood


    The energy measured in the faeces correlated highly (r = 0.93) with faecal fat in 111 24-hour stool collections from 37 preterm infants. It is easier to measure faecal energy than faecal fat, and energy measurements provide a better indication of nutrient malabsorption than faecal fat alone.

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