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08 May 2023: Clinical Research

Evaluation of the One-Hour C-Propionate Breath Test in 49 Patients from a Single Center in Japan to Detect Vitamin B Deficiency

Yosuke Sasaki ABCDEFG* , Takahiro Sato BDF , Tadashi Maeda BDFG , Fumiya Komatsu BCD , Naoyuki Kawagoe BC , Tsunehiko Imai ACDF , Tomoyuki Shigeta BF , Naoyasu Kashima B , Yoshihisa Urita ABDFG

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.940238

Med Sci Monit 2023; 29:e940238

Table 4 Comparisons of RRs (%dose/h) from 1-h PBT between pre- and post- supplementation.

10 min34.56±24.8942.23±21.330.501
20 min37.24±17.1146.93±10.610.188
30 min32.84±7.9041.93±7.180.024*
40 min31.1±9.8734.01±5.200.468
50 min26.34±8.0929.84±5.650.319
60 min22.67±6.9635.27±26.920.184
Means and standard deviations are listed. Macrocytosis is defined as mean corpuscular volume >100 fL.
PBT – C-propionate breath test; RR – C recovery rate.

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