The Immune System in Children with Malnutrition—A Systematic Review

@inproceedings{Rytter2014TheIS,
  title={The Immune System in Children with Malnutrition—A Systematic Review},
  author={Maren J H Rytter and Lilian Kolte and Andr{\'e} Briend and Henrik T\onder Aabjerg Friis and Vibeke Brix Christensen},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Malnourished children have increased risk of dying, with most deaths caused by infectious diseases. One mechanism behind this may be impaired immune function. However, this immune deficiency of malnutrition has not previously been systematically reviewed. OBJECTIVES To review the scientific literature about immune function in children with malnutrition. METHODS A systematic literature search was done in PubMed, and additional articles identified in reference lists and by… CONTINUE READING

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