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AIDS Research

Antioxidant vitamins and immunodeficiency.

International Journal of Vitamin and Nutrition Research 1996;66(2):141-5 (ISSN: 0300-9831)

Mastroiacovo P; Ajassa C; Berardelli G; Bruni R; Catania N; Fidanza A; Pace V; Zanzoglous S Institute of General Physiology, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy.

On the plasma of 20 children from 1 to 6 years old with HIV infection, the following analyses were carried out: vitamin assays (vitamin E and beta-carotene), hematochemical assays, and immunoassays. From the body of our results it emerged that in the seropositive children considered, in addition to the already well-known alterations of the hematic and immune situation, there is a state of hypovitaminosis involving the most important antioxidant vitamins.