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Environmental Enteric Dysfunction: An Overview

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Environmental enteric dysfunction (EED) refers to an incompletely defined syndrome of inflammation, reduced absorptive capacity, and reduced barrier function in the small intestine. It is widespread among children and adults in low- and middle-income countries. Understanding of EED and its possible consequences for health is currently limited.A narrative review of the current understanding of EED: epidemiology, pathogenesis, therapies, and relevance to child health.Searches for key papers and...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1177/15648265150361S113

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Pembroke College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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Nevin Scrimshaw International Nutrition Foundation Publisher's website
Journal:
Food and Nutrition Bulletin Journal website
Publication date:
2015-03-24
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EISSN:
1564-8265
ISSN:
0379-5721
Pmid:
25902619
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528014
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English
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2017-05-06

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