[Protein profile and vitamin A in children of school age in Ivory Coast].

@article{Yapi2005ProteinPA,
  title={[Protein profile and vitamin A in children of school age in Ivory Coast].},
  author={Houphou{\"e}t F{\'e}lix Yapi and Hugues Ahiboh and Kazutoshi Ago and Mich{\`e}le Ak{\'e} and Dagui Monnet},
  journal={Annales de biologie clinique},
  year={2005},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={291-5}
}
The purpose of this transverse prospective study was to determine blood nutritional, immunity and inflammatory proteins change in vitamin A deficiency in children of school-age (262 children, aged 7 to 15 years). Blood vitamin A has been determined by HPLC with UV detection. Proteins have been measured by radial immunodiffusion according to Mancini. Results showed that 96 children (36.6%) presented a vitamin A deficiency (vitamin A < 200 microg/L with a retinol binding protein/transthyretin… CONTINUE READING