Low Serum Retinol Is Associated with Increased Severity of Measles in New York City Children

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Abstract

Children with no known prior vitamin A deficiency exhibited a significant decline in their serum retinol levels during the acute phase of measles. This decline in circulating retinol was associated with increased duration of fever, higher hospitalization rates, and decreased antibody titers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)291-292
Number of pages2
JournalNutrition reviews
Volume50
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

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