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| Healthy Nigerian Children || 6 months to 5 years || 410 ||  109.3 mL/day || 54.07 || Akinbami et al. 1995
 
| Healthy Nigerian Children || 6 months to 5 years || 410 ||  109.3 mL/day || 54.07 || Akinbami et al. 1995
 
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| Healthy Nigerian Adult || Adult || || 143.3 g/day || 48.5 ||
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| Healthy Nigerian Adult || Adult || 37 || 143.3 g/day || 48.5 || Ogunbiyi 1978
 
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| colspan = "6" | Ill people
 
| colspan = "6" | Ill people

Revision as of 19:00, 10 August 2011

Table 1: Fecal Output for Different Populations
Population Age Number of Subjects Mean Standard Deviation References
Healthy people
Healthy Nigerian Children 6 months to 5 years 410 109.3 mL/day 54.07 Akinbami et al. 1995
Healthy Nigerian Adult Adult 37 143.3 g/day 48.5 Ogunbiyi 1978
Ill people
Indian Children with diarrheaa 3 to 24 months 70 126 g/kilogram of body weight/hour
during initial 24h and rehydration period
33.6 Dutta et al. 2000
Tunisian Adult with acute diarrheab Adult 70 499 g/day 284 Hamza et al. 1999

a In this study, a high isolation rate of different enteropathogens, e.g. Shigella flexneri, Shigella boydii,Salmonella typhimurium, Enteroagrregative E. coli, Enteropathogenic E. coli, Aeromonus sp. and rotavirus was observed.
b Shigella, e coli, Proteus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa were identified from the subjects.

References

Akinbami, F., Erinoso, O. and Akinwolere, O. (1995) Defaecation pattern and intestinal transit in nigerian children. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 24, 337-341. Abstract

Dutta, P., Dutta, S., Manna, B., Chatterjee, M. and De, A. (2000) Hypo-osmolar oral rehydration salts solution in dehydrating persistent diarrhoea in children: Double-blind, randomized, controlled clinical trial. Acta Paediatrica 89, 411-416. Full text

Hamza, H., Ben Khalifa, H., Baumer, P., Berard, H. and Lecomte, J.M. (1999) Racecadotril versus placebo in the treatment of acute diarrhoea in adults. Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics 13, 15-19. Full text