Infections and malnutrition among poor children
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- Bhaskaram, P. Indian J Pediatr (1987) 54: 535. doi:10.1007/BF02749048
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The interactions between malnutrition and infection are mutually adverse. The results of these interactions are of public health importance in developing countries where malnutrition and infection often co-exist. Recent studies highlight the mechanisms involved in these interactions and indicate the necessity for a comprehensive approach to control malnutrition in poor communities.