Evidence of cellular zinc depletion in hospitalized but not in healthy elderly subjects.

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Cellular immune function declines with age and is implicated in the increased incidence of cancer, and morbidity and mortality associated with infections in elderly people. Elderly people are at risk of nutritional depletion, including of zinc, and zinc is known to influence immunity. The present study assessed zinc status in both healthy elderly subjects… (More)

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