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Effect of glycine and glucose on sodium and water absorption in patients with cholera
  1. D. R. Nalin,
  2. R. A. Cash,
  3. M. Rahman,
  4. Md. Yunus

    Abstract

    Electrolyte solutions containing glucose, glycine, or a combination of the two were absorbed sufficiently well from the intestine to supply maintenance fluid and the electrolytes required by cholera patients. Data on net absorption and duration and volume of diarrhoea show that a solution containing both glucose and glycine provides more effective therapy than solutions containing either glucose or glycine alone.

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