Effect of supplementary vitamins and iron on malaria indices in rural Gambian children.

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The effect of a combined supplement of iron, thiamine, riboflavin and vitamin C on malarial incidence in 5 to 14-year-old children was tested in a malnourished rural community in a region of The Gambia noted for high prevalence of malaria during the rainy season. 190 children, divided into 2 matched groups, received either the supplement or a matching… (More)

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@article{Bates1987EffectOS, title={Effect of supplementary vitamins and iron on malaria indices in rural Gambian children.}, author={Christopher Bates and Hilary J. Powers and William H. Lamb and Wolf Gelman and E Webb}, journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene}, year={1987}, volume={81 2}, pages={286-91} }