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Low serum carnitine in HIV-infected children on antiretroviral treatment.

Authors
  • Vilaseca, M A
  • Artuch, R
  • Sierra, C
  • Pineda, J
  • López-Vilches, M A
  • Muñoz-Almagro, C
  • Fortuny, C
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Publisher
Springer Nature
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2003
Volume
57
Issue
10
Pages
1317–1322
Identifiers
PMID: 14506495
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Low serum carnitine concentration was observed in 37% of our HIV-infected children on antiretroviral therapy. Malabsorption or defective synthesis may also account for the low serum carnitine values detected in these patients.

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