Send to

Choose Destination
Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig. 2002;53(4):385-92.

[Importance of vitamin A deficiency in pathology and immunology of viral infections].

[Article in Polish]

Author information

Zakład Wirusologii, Państwowy Zakład Higieny, 00-791 Warszawa.


Vitamin deficiencies and infections caused by viruses and other pathogens often coexist and exhibit complex interactions. Malnutrition, vitamin A deficiency and infections among populations of the developing countries, these are the leading cause of death, particularly in children. Several micronutrients were in study, vitamin A deficiency is strongly involved in measles and diarrhea. There are also some scientific data against this thesis. These vitamins, virus infection and immune function interactions are briefly reviewed in this article.

[Indexed for MEDLINE]

Supplemental Content

Loading ...
Support Center