Ascariasis and childhood malnutrition.

  • David Crompton
  • Published 1992 in
    Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical…


In 1968, the World Health Organization published a volume entitled Interactions of Nutrition and Infection (SCRIMSHAW et al., 1968). The preface opened with these words: 'That malnutrition increases susceotibilitv to infectious disease seems a reasonable assumption, and clinical observation in areas where malnutrition is common has generally lent support to… (More)


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@article{Crompton1992AscariasisAC, title={Ascariasis and childhood malnutrition.}, author={David Crompton}, journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene}, year={1992}, volume={86 6}, pages={577-9} }