II. Indications

III. Technique

  1. Obtain baseline Fasting Blood Glucose
  2. Patient ingests 1 to 1.5 grams lactose per kilogram
  3. Measure serial Blood Glucose levels

IV. Interpretation: Positive Test for Lactose Intolerance

  1. Blood Glucose rises <20 mg/dl above Fasting level
  2. Intestinal symptoms of Lactose Intolerance present

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