Micronutrient Supplementation and Deworming in Children with Geohelminth Infections

Here we focus on iron and vitamin A deficiencies, two major micronutrient deficits which have been causally linked to geohelminthiases. We specifically explore the relative benefits of vitamin A supplementation for children with ascariasis infection and iron supplementation for children with trichuriasis and hookworm infections, with and without deworming, and consider whether there are circumstances in which deworming programs should be complemented by micronutrient programs. Read the rest of the article here

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