Low blood selenium levels in patients with cystic fibrosis compared to controls and healthy adults.

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Frank clinical selenium deficiency has been described in cystic fibrosis (CF), and a relative deficiency has been proposed as contributing to the pathogenesis of the disease. Because of these possibilities, we investigated the relationship between overall nutritional status in CF with measures of selenium nutriture. Fifteen stable outpatients with CF (group… (More)

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@article{Dworkin1987LowBS, title={Low blood selenium levels in patients with cystic fibrosis compared to controls and healthy adults.}, author={Brad M. Dworkin and Leonard J. Newman and Stuart H. Berezin and W. Steven Rosenthal and Steven M. Schwarz and Lilian Weiss}, journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition}, year={1987}, volume={11 1}, pages={38-41} }