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Excretion of formimino-glutamic acid in steatorrhoea
  1. J. P. Knowles


    Minor degrees of folic acid deficiency are very common in idiopathic steatorrhoea. The urinary excretion of formimino-glutamic acid (Figlu) after a histadine load is a satisfactory means of detecting this deficiency and may be used as a screening test for idiopathic steatorrhoea.

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