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Diarrhoea due to breast milk: case of fucose intolerance?
  1. R A Barfoot,
  2. G McEnery,
  3. R S Ersser,
  4. J W Seakins
  1. Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Whipps Cross Hospital, London.


    An unusual form of diarrhoea is reported that was relieved when breast feeding was stopped. Chromatography to estimate sugars in the faeces should be performed for all infants with unexplained diarrhoea before changes are made in the diet.

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