Immunological function and nutritional assessment.

  title={Immunological function and nutritional assessment.},
  author={Lorenzo Dominioni and Renzo Dionigi},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  volume={11 5 Suppl},
Theoretically, a large number of tests of immunologic functions could be used for nutritional assessment. However, many of these immunologic tests require specialized laboratory skills and take a long time to perform. These tests provide little additional information to the clinician concerning the nutritional status of the patient, compared to the data… CONTINUE READING