Low serum retinol is associated with increased severity of measles in New York City children

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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
StatePublished - 1992

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Measles
Vitamin A
vitamin A
Vitamin A Deficiency
vitamin A deficiency
Serum
fever
Hospitalization
Fever
antibodies
duration
Antibodies

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  • Medicine (miscellaneous)

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Low serum retinol is associated with increased severity of measles in New York City children. / Caballero, Benjamin H; Rice, A.

In: Nutrition Reviews, Vol. 50, No. 10, 1992, p. 291-292.

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