Nutritional status in patients with cutaneous leishmaniasis and a study of the effects of zinc supplementation together with antimony treatment.

Miguel Guzman, Ernesto Rojas, Aleida Verduguez-Orellana, Henry Pardo, Mary Cruz Torrico, Lieselotte Cloetens, Björn Åkesson, Edgar Sejas

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Abstract

The role of micronutrient status for the incidence and clinical course of cutaneous leishmaniasis is not much studied. Still zinc supplementation in leishmaniasis has shown some effect on the clinical recovery, but the evidence in humans is limited.
Original languageEnglish
Article number23353
JournalFood & Nutrition Research
Volume58
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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  • Nutrition and Dietetics

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