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Clinical Spectrum of Human Zinc Deficiency

  • Ananda S. Prasad
Part of the Biochemistry of the Elements book series (BOTE, volume 11)

Abstract

During the past two decades, a spectrum of clinical deficiency of zinc in human subjects has been recognized. At one end, the manifestations of zinc deficiency may be severe, and at the other end, zinc deficiency may be mild or marginal.

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Zinc Deficiency Zinc Level Zinc Supplementation Plasma Zinc Zinc Metabolism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ananda S. Prasad
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and OncologyWayne State University School of MedicineUSA
  2. 2.Harper HospitalDetroitUSA
  3. 3.Veterans Administration Medical CenterAllen ParkUSA

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