Lactose Intolerance

Lactose intolerance is a widespread metabolic disorder caused by the inability to digest lactose due to a shortage of the lactase enzyme. The typical symptoms of lactose intolerance (inactive lactase enzyme) include abdominal pain, bloating, flatus, diarrhea, and occasionally nausea and vomiting.

 

> Ordering information for targeted mutation analysis

 

Indications for genetic testing:

1. Confirmation of clinical diagnosis
2. Differentiation between primary and secondary hypolactasia

 

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