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malabsorption is a defect in what?

small intestine

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what is the cut off limit for fecal fat testing?

6g

2

what is maldigestion a defect in?

exocrine pancreas

3

what is the best screen for pancreatic insufficiency?

pancreatic elastace 1

4

what vitamins are affected by maldigestion?

B12, D, and A

5

d-xylose in blood high and low urine levels suggests?

renal insufficency

6

what dz caused by gluten and gliadin sensitivity?

celiacs, gluten ataxia, and something else

7

what is diagnosis of lactose intolerance dependent on?

history!

8

what does VIP cause?

relaxation of smooth m, vasodilation, stimulation of secretion of water electrolytes and pancreatic hormones

9

what do microscopic stool exams find?

Ova and parasites

10

if your patient has transaminitis that you're not expecting what do you do?

have them stay off booze and non-needed meds and redo a few days later

11

what is urobilinogen produced by?

bacteria?

12

elevated MCV would show?

liver failure from alcohol abuse

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what is the test for cystic fibrosis for babies?

serum immunoreactive tyrpsinogen

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test in adults/classic test for cystic fibrosis?

classic sweat test