D. Mahalanabis, A. B. Choudhuri, N. G. Bagchi, A. K. Bhattacharya and T. W. Simpson

The John Hopkins University
Center for Medical Research and Training
Calcutta, India


Received for publication January 12, 1973

Reproduced by permission of The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1973




1. Wiseman, G.: Absorption from the Intestine. Academic Press, London, 1964        

2. Curran, P. F.: Na, Cl, and water transport by rat ileum in vitro. J. Gen. Physiol., 43:1137, 1960        

3. Fordtran, J. S. and Dietschy, J. M.: Water and electrolyte movement in the intestine, Gastroenterology 50:263, 1966        

4. Malawar, S. J., Ewton, N., Fordtran, J. S. and Ingelfinger, F. J.: Interrelation between jejunal absortion of sodium, glucose and water in man. J. Clin. Invest., 44:1072, 1965        

5. Pierce, N. F., Banwell, J. G., Mitra, R. C., Caranasos, G. J., Keimowitz, R. I., Mondal, A. and Manji, P. M.: Effect of intragastric glucose electrolyte infusion upon water and electrolyte balance in Asiatic cholera. Gastroenterology, 55:333, 1968        

6. Hirschhorn, N., Kinzie, J. L., Sachar, D. B., Northrup, R. S., Taylor, J. O., Ahamad, S. Z. and Phillips, R. A.: Decrease in net stool output in cholera during intestinal perfusion with glucose containing solutions. New Eng. J. Med., 279:176, 1968        

7. Nalin, D. R., Cash, R. A.,Islam, R., Molla, M. and Phillips, R. A.: Oral maintenance therapy for cholera in adults. Lancet, 2:370, 1968        

8. Sack, R. B., Cassels, J., Mitra, R., Merrit, C., Butler, T., Thomas, J., Jacobs, B., Choudhuri, A. and Mondal, A.: The use of oral replacement solutions in treatment of cholera and other severe diarrhoeal disorders. Bull, WHO., 43:351, 1970         

9. Pierce, N. F., Sack, R. B., Mitra, R. C., Banwell, J. G., Brigham, K. L., Fedson, D. S. and Mondal, Al.: Replacement of water electrolyte losses in cholera by an oral glucose electrolyte solution. Ann Intern. Med., 70:1173, 1969        

10. Cash, R.A., Nalin, D. R., Rechat, R., Reller, B., Haque, E. and Rahaman, A.: Results of a clinical trial of oral therapy in a rural cholera treatment center. Amer. J. Trop. Med., 19:653, 1970        

11. Nalin, D. R., Cash, R. A. and Rahaman, M.: Oral (or nasogastric) maintenance therapy for cholera patients in all age groups. Bull. WHO., 43:361, 1970        

12. Rohde, J. E., Mahalanabis, D. and Gardner, P.: Guideline to the Management of Common Medical Problems among Bangladesh Refugees. The Little Flower Press, Calcutta, 1971        


Ref. No. 01-1223

World Health Organization Genebra - Genebra - Switzerland