Environmental Enteric Dysfunction is Associated with Carnitine Deficiency and Altered Fatty Acid Oxidation

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BACKGROUND Environmental enteric dysfunction (EED), a condition characterized by small intestine inflammation and abnormal gut permeability, is widespread in children in developing countries and a major cause of growth failure. The pathophysiology of EED remains poorly understood. METHODS We measured serum metabolites using liquid chromatography-tandem… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2017.01.026

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