Selenium status of seven chronic intravenous hyperalimentation patients.

Abstract

Selenium status was determined on seven patients receiving long-term intravenous hyperalimentation (IVH) and they were followed monthly for 4 to 17 months. Analysis of the IVH solutions for selenium revealed no detectable amounts. The selenium indices measures were (1) erythrocyte selenium levels, (2) erythrocyte glutathione peroxidase activities (GSH-Px… (More)

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