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Research Article

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Glucose versus Amylase Resistant Starch Hypo-Osmolar Oral Rehydration Solution for Adult Acute Dehydrating Diarrhea

  • Balakrishnan S. Ramakrishna mail,

    *E-mail: rama@cmcvellore.ac.in

    Affiliation: Wellcome Trust Research Laboratory, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

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  • Venkataraman Subramanian,

    Affiliation: Wellcome Trust Research Laboratory, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

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  • Vivek Mohan,

    Affiliation: Wellcome Trust Research Laboratory, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

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  • Bendon K. Sebastian,

    Affiliation: Wellcome Trust Research Laboratory, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

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  • Graeme P. Young,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Flinders University, Bedford Park, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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  • Michael J. Farthing,

    Affiliation: St. George's, University of London, Tooting, London, United Kingdom

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  • Henry J. Binder

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Published: February 13, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0001587

About the Authors

Balakrishnan S. Ramakrishna, Venkataraman Subramanian, Vivek Mohan, Bendon K. Sebastian
Wellcome Trust Research Laboratory, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
Graeme P. Young
Department of Medicine, Flinders University, Bedford Park, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Michael J. Farthing
St. George's, University of London, Tooting, London, United Kingdom
Henry J. Binder
Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: rama@cmcvellore.ac.in

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GY HB BR MF. Performed the experiments: VM BS VS. Analyzed the data: BR VS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GY BR. Wrote the paper: BR VS. Other: Provided reviews of the study as well as of the manuscript: MF. Provided external review including site visits, expert advice, and assisted in editing the manuscript: HB. Designed the study: BR.