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Table 2 Effects of butyrate on daily stool pattern in patients with congenital chloride diarrhea

From: Genotype-dependency of butyrate efficacy in children with congenital chloride diarrhea

Patient Bowel movements Stool volume (ml) Stool consistency (score)
  Basal On Butyrate p Basal On Butyrate p Basal On Butyrate p
1 4 (3) 2 (1) 0.003 2100 (500) 1600 (450) 0.047 3 (2) 2 (1) 0.379
(3–6) (2–3) (1800–2300) (1400–1850) (1–3) (2–2)
2 4 (2) 3 (1) 0.147 1400 (450) 1200 (300) 0.046 3 (0) 2 (1) 0.023
(3–5) (3–4) (1200–1650) (1000–1300) (3–3) (2–3)
3 3 (2) 2 (0) 0.021 1500 (200) 900 (400) 0.015 3 (0) 2 (1) 0.107
(2–4) (2–2) (1400–1600) (800–1200) (3–3) (2–3)
4 6 (2) 6 (1) 0.892 2000 (400) 1500 (200) 0.053 3 (0) 2 (1) 0.037
(5–7) (6–7) (1800–2200) (1500–1700) (3–3) (2–3)
5 2 (2–3) 2 (1) 0.263 1200 (200) 1100 (300) 0.261 2 (1) 3 (1) 0.606
(2–3) (1–2) (1100–1300) (900–1200) (2–3) (2–3)
6 2 (2) 1 (0) 0.238 900 (200) 800 (400) 0.435 2 (1) 2 (1) 0.872
(0–2) (1–1) (800–1000) (700–1100) (1–2) (1–2)
7 3 (1) 4 (1) 0.299 1000 (200) 900 (200) 0.289 2 (1) 2 (0) 0.254
(3–4) (3–4) (900–1100) (800–1000) (1–2) (2–2)
  1. Note. Data are expressed as median (interquartile range). Stool consistency score: normal = 0, loose = 1; semi-liquid = 2; liquid = 3.