What do the outcomes imply?
In case your outcomes confirmed decrease than regular quantities of xylose within the blood or urine, it could imply you have got a malabsorption dysfunction, resembling:
- Celiac illness, an autoimmune dysfunction that causes a severe allergic response to gluten. Gluten is a protein present in wheat, barley, and rye.
- Crohn’s illness, a situation that causes swelling, irritation, and sores within the digestive tract
- Whipple illness, a uncommon situation that stops the small gut from absorbing vitamins
Low outcomes may additionally be attributable to an an infection from a parasite, resembling:
In case your xylose blood ranges have been regular, however urine ranges have been low, it could be an indication of kidney illness and/or malabsorption. You might want extra assessments earlier than your supplier could make a analysis.
When you have questions on your outcomes or your kid’s outcomes, speak to your well being care supplier.