Trace Elements and Vitamins

  • Harry L. Greene
  • Michael Hambidge
  • Yaye F. Herman
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 46)


What might appear to be nutritionally unimportant or of only minor importance in the adult can be extremely important in the infant who may increase his body mass by 50 to 75 per cent during a few weeks of total intravenous nutrition. This dilutional factor alone might be enough to significantly deplete body stores of some micronutrients.


Total Parenteral Nutrition Water Soluble Vitamin Glucose Tolerance Factor Intravenous Vitamin Intravenous Nutrition 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harry L. Greene
    • 1
  • Michael Hambidge
    • 1
  • Yaye F. Herman
    • 1
  1. 1.Metabolic Division, U.S. Army Medical Research and Nutrition LaboratoryFitzsimmons General HospitalDenverUSA

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