Table 2

Stool NIRA at inclusion and follow-up (2 weeks).

NIRA

Normal values

Inclusion

After 2 weeks

P value*


Fat

7-11 (under 6 months)

< 5 (over 6 months)

9.12 ± 3

8.35 ± 2.1

NS

Nitrogen

< 1.8

1.83 ± 0. 24

1.75 ± 0.22

NS

Carbohydrates

< 2

2 ± 0.94

1.96 ± 0.76

NS

Water

80-85

71 ± 8

84 ± 5.93

< 0.01


Values are expressed as % (wt/wt of stools).

* Wilcoxon Sign-rank test

Infante et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:55   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-55

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