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d-Mannose

  • Bob Yang
  • Steve FoleyEmail author
Chapter
Part of the In Clinical Practice book series (ICP)

Abstract

d-Mannose is a monosaccharide simple sugar found within human metabolism. It was originally used in cats, dogs and horses to prevent UTIs in the past. However there are now increasing evidence for its use in humans [1].

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Royal Berkshire HospitalReading, GBUK

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