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The Acid Steatocrit for Estimating Fecal Fat

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

Objective:

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Description:

The acid steatocrit is rapid method to estimate the amount of fat excretion in the stool. It is similar to the capillary hematocrit and is considerably more convenient than a conventional 72 hour stool analysis. It can be used to monitor a patient's response to therapy.

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