Hydrogen breath test for lactose tolerance
Definition of Lactose tolerance tests
Lactose tolerance tests measure the ability of your intestines to break down lactose, a type of sugar found in milk and other dairy products.
David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; George F. Longstreth, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, San Diego, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 7/7/2010