Safety of iron fortification and supplementation in malaria-endemic areas.

Abstract

This review considers the safety of iron supplementation and fortification for the prevention and correction of iron deficiency in malaria-endemic areas, with a focus on potential means whereby provision of additional iron might heighten the risks of malaria and other infections. Iron deficiency itself may increase the risk of morbidity and mortality from… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000337674

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