Vitamin A deficiency is associated with tuberculosis

Vitamin A deficiency and other factors associated with severe tuberculosis in Timor and Rote Islands, East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia.

In this study the association between vitamin A deficiency and tuberculosis was investigated. 300 participants were categorized as mild tuberculosis and severe tuberculosis. The results showed that severe tuberculosis was associated with vitamin A deficiency. Further details can be found in the study.
Pakasi TA, Karyadi E, Wibowo Y, Simanjuntak Y, Suratih NM, Salean M, Darmawidjaja N, van der Meer JW, van der Velden K, Dolmans WM. Vitamin A deficiency and other factors associated with severe tuberculosis in Timor and Rote Islands, East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2009 Sep;63(9):1130-5.



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