The effects of malnutrition on variables of host defense in the guinea pig.

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Studies were conducted in young guinea pigs to determine the effects of malnutrition on selected variables of host resistance. Malnutrition was produced differently in two experiments. In the first the quantity of a standard, normal diet was reduced progressively so that test groups were fed 25% less each week over a 4 week period. Control groups were fed… (More)

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@article{Wunder1978TheEO, title={The effects of malnutrition on variables of host defense in the guinea pig.}, author={Joerg Wunder and James Stinnett and J. W. Alexander}, journal={Surgery}, year={1978}, volume={84 4}, pages={542-50} }