Comparative Study of Selenium and Zinc Antioxidant in HIV Sero Positive Individuals

  title={Comparative Study of Selenium and Zinc Antioxidant in HIV Sero Positive Individuals},
  author={Ibiene Sarah Kalio},
  journal={IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences},
Antioxidant like Selenium and Zinc trace elements are usually reduced in HIV/AIDS patients but the difference in deficiency between the two trace element is not known. This study was carried out to determine Selenium and Zinc trace element in HIV positive individuals. Serum Selenium, Zinc, albumin and total protein concentration of twenty five HIV positive individuals were compared with twenty five HIV negative individuals. Atomic absorption spectrophotometric method was used to determine… 

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