Table 4

Schedule of enrolment, interventions and assessments

Study period
EnrolmentPreinterventionNutrition interventionPostintervention assessmentEligibility
assessment for UGI endoscopy
UGI endoscopy and biopsy
Timepoint −T1 0Month 1 ( T1 )Month 2 ( T2 )Month 3 ( T3 )Week 1 ( T4 )Week 2 ( T5 )Week 3 ( T6 )
EnrolmentX
Pre-enrolment surveyX
Eligibility screenX
Informed consentXX
Interventions
 Stunted childrenEmbedded Image
 Children at risk of stuntingEmbedded Image
 Malnourished adultEmbedded Image
Assessments
 SES, WASH, FFQXX
 Anthropometry*XXXXX
 Blood biomarkersXX
 Stool biomarkers and TACXX
 MicrobiotaXX
 Urine L:RXX
 Breath SIBOXX
 UGI endoscopy and biopsyXX
 Histopathology, IHC, morphometryX
  • *Anthropometry done fortnightly.

  • IHC, immunohistochemistry; L:R, lactulose/rhamnose; SIBO, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth; TAC, TaqMan Array Card; UGI, upper gastrointestinal; SES, socio-economic status; WASH, water-sanitation-hygiene; FFQ, food frequency questionnaire.