Clinical relevance of trace element measurement in patients on initiation of parenteral nutrition.

@article{Salota2016ClinicalRO,
  title={Clinical relevance of trace element measurement in patients on initiation of parenteral nutrition.},
  author={Rashim Salota and Sohail Omar and Roy A. Sherwood and Kishor B. Raja and Royce P. Vincent},
  journal={Annals of clinical biochemistry},
  year={2016},
  volume={53 6},
  pages={680-685}
}
Background and Aims Serum zinc, copper and selenium are measured in patients prior to commencing on parenteral nutrition; however, their interpretation can be difficult due to acute phase reactions. We assessed (i) the relationship of raised C-reactive protein with trace elements and albumin (ii) benefits of measuring trace elements when C-reactive protein is raised in patients requiring short-term parenteral nutrition. Methods Samples were collected for zinc, copper, selenium and albumin at… CONTINUE READING
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