Vitamin A and human immunodeficiency virus infection.

@article{Semba1997VitaminAA,
  title={Vitamin A and human immunodeficiency virus infection.},
  author={Richard David Semba},
  journal={The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society},
  year={1997},
  volume={56 1B},
  pages={
          459-69
        }
}
By the year 2000 there will be an estimated twenty-six million individuals infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) (Quinn, 1996). About four to five million cumulative cases are expected among children by the year 2000. The areas hardest-hit by the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic are sub-Saharan Africa, south Asia, and south-east Asia, where the prevalence of micronutrient deficiencies is generally higher. More than 90 % of new HIV infections are now occurring in… CONTINUE READING

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