Gastrointestinal nematodes, nutrition and immunity: breaking the negative spiral.

@article{Koski2001GastrointestinalNN,
  title={Gastrointestinal nematodes, nutrition and immunity: breaking the negative spiral.},
  author={Kristine G. Koski and Marilyn E. Scott},
  journal={Annual review of nutrition},
  year={2001},
  volume={21},
  pages={297-321}
}
Nutritionists have long understood that intestinal nematode parasites have deleterious effects on host nutritional status, but only recently has the importance of malnutrition as a predisposing factor to intestinal nematodes been recognized. Here we review experimental and field studies on the effects of protein, energy, zinc, vitamin A, and iron… CONTINUE READING