Associations of Socio-demographic and Behavioral Variables with Hair Zinc of Vancouver Preschoolers


Marginal zinc deficiency (MZD) exists in children of industrialized societies and impairs growth and development. MZD is believed to be one of the most common deficiencies, even though there is no data available on its global prevalence. This is partly because of the lack of sensitivity and specificity of serum zinc, the most commonly used biomarker of zinc… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12011-011-8999-8

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