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Zinc supplementation for the treatment ofmeasles in children (Review)

dc.contributor.authorAwotiwon, A. A.en_ZA
dc.contributor.authorOduwole, O.en_ZA
dc.contributor.authorSinha, A.en_ZA
dc.contributor.authorOkwundu, C. I.en_ZA
dc.date.accessioned2018-09-18T07:05:29Z
dc.date.available2018-09-18T07:05:29Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10019.1/104449
dc.description.abstractBackground: Measles is an important cause of childhoodmorbidity andmortality globally, despite increasing vaccine coverage. Zinc plays a significant role in the maintenance of normal immunological functions, therefore supplements given to zinc-deficient children will increase the availability of zinc and could reduce measles-related morbidity and mortality. This is an update of a review first published in 2015. Objectives: To assess the effects of zinc supplementation in reducing morbidity and mortality in children with measles.en_ZA
dc.language.isoen_ZAen_ZA
dc.subjectmeaslesen_ZA
dc.subjectzinc supplementationen_ZA
dc.titleZinc supplementation for the treatment ofmeasles in children (Review)en_ZA
dc.typeArticleen_ZA


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