Encyclopedia of Parasitology

Living Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Zinc Deficiency

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_3557-1

During malaria patients suffer from zinc deficiency. Thus food addition of zinc besides iron and vitamin A reduces severity of symptoms.

Keywords

Food Addition Zinc Deficiency Malaria Patient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany