Experimentally induced beriberi polyneuropathy in chickens.

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Chickens fed with the same composition of diet as our low income beriberi polyneuropathic patients, developed clinical symptoms of thiamine deficiency in 22.3 +/- 6.3 days. There appeared to be a body store of thiamine which is utilized during a period of deficient intake. Haemoglobin content and serum albumin did not change appreciably during thiamine… (More)

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