Reduced production of immunoregulatory cytokines in vitamin A- and zinc-deficient Indonesian infants

@article{Wieringa2004ReducedPO,
  title={Reduced production of immunoregulatory cytokines in vitamin A- and zinc-deficient Indonesian infants},
  author={Frank Tammo Wieringa and Marjoleine Amma Dijkhuizen and Clive E. West and Johanna van der Ven-Jongekrijg and Muhilal and Jos W. M. van der Meer},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2004},
  volume={58},
  pages={1498-1504}
}
Objective: To determine effects of vitamin A, zinc and iron deficiency in Indonesian infants on the ability to produce immunoregulatory cytokines.Design, setting and subjects: Immunological asssessment was done in 59 infants participating in a cross-sectional nutritional survey in rural West Java, Indonesia. Production of T-helper cell type-1 (Th1, cell-mediated) cytokines interferon-γ (IFN-γ), interleukin-12 (IL-12), interleukin-18 (IL-18) and T-helper cell type-2 (Th2, humoral) cytokine… CONTINUE READING