Micronutrients and Infection: Interactions and Implications with Enteric and Other Infections

Guerrant, Richard L.; Lima, Aldo A.M.; Davidson, Frances
September 2000
Journal of Infectious Diseases;9/15/2000 Supplement 1, Vol. 182, pS134
Academic Journal
Discusses research on the complex effects of key micronutrients on host cellular/molecular immunomodulatory responses to infectious agents. Findings on the long-term impact (LTI) of disability-adjusted life year figures on intestinal helminths in school-age children; Findings on the potential LTI of early childhood diarrhea; Vicious cycles of malnutition-manifested enteric infections and micronutrient deficiencies.


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