The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 22, Issue 8, pp 745–746 | Cite as

Breath H2 test for lactase deficiency

  • Albert D. Newcomer
  • Douglas B. McGill
  • Donna Payne-Bose
  • Jack D. Welsh
Letters to the Editor

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© Digestive Disease Systems, Inc. 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Albert D. Newcomer
    • 1
  • Douglas B. McGill
    • 1
  • Donna Payne-Bose
    • 2
  • Jack D. Welsh
    • 3
  1. 1.Mayo Clinic and Mayo FoundationRochester
  2. 2.Oklahoma State UniversityStillwater
  3. 3.Center Oklahoma CityUniversity of Oklahoma Health Sciences

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