Tissue Mineral Levels in Victims of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome II. Essential Minerals: Copper, Zinc, Calcium, and Magnesium

@article{Erickson1983TissueML,
  title={Tissue Mineral Levels in Victims of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome II. Essential Minerals: Copper, Zinc, Calcium, and Magnesium},
  author={Marilyn C M Erickson and Alphonse Poklis and George E Gantner and Allan W Dickinson and Laura S. Hillman},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={1983},
  volume={17},
  pages={784-787}
}
Summary: Deficiencies of various vitamin and minerals per se have been suggested as possible causes of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Further, a deficiency of essential minerals may lead to enhanced toxicity of toxic elements, in particular, lead and cadmium. To explore the possibility of mineral deficiencies or interactions with the toxic metals… CONTINUE READING