Diarrheal disease as a cause of malnutrition.

  • L. De La Mata
  • Published 1992 in
    The American journal of tropical medicine and…

Abstract

Although long associated with infectious diseases, malnutrition is recognized as a major effect of specific infections, especially those of the gastrointestinal tract. Synergistic exacerbation of infections and nutritional deficiency commonly begin with weaning, where the impact of repeated infections and possible monocyte mediator release may have an even… (More)

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