Xerophthalmia, vitamin A supplementation and morbidity in children.


The relationship between ocular manifestation of vitamin A deficiency and children's anaemic/morbidity status as well as the efficacy of vitamin A prophylaxis in preventing these conditions was determined. The prevalence of xerophthalmia in morbid children with anaemia and history of worm infestation, measles, and diarrhoea was higher as compared to their… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/tropej/39.2.89


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