Iron Therapy and Refeeding in Experimentally Malnourished Rats


Summary: 1. Rats suffering from protein-energy malnutrition were found to have low serum iron, low PCV, and low hemoglobin concentrations.2. Oral iron supplement during the refeeding of these animals caused various types of infection, the severity of which was related to the dose of iron given.3. A close association between high serum iron, low serum… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-197805000-00003


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