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Systemic inflammation is negatively associated with early post discharge growth following acute illness among severely malnourished children - a pilot study

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Rapid growth should occur among children with severe malnutrition (SM) when medically and nutritionally treated. Systemic inflammation (SI) is associated with death among children with SM and is negatively associated with linear growth. However, the relationship between SI and weight gain during therapeutic feeding following acute illness is unknown. We hypothesised that growth in the first 60 days post-hospital discharge is associated with SI among chil...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.12688/wellcomeopenres.16330.2

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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
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F1000Research Publisher's website
Journal:
Wellcome Open Research Journal website
Volume:
5
Article number:
248
Publication date:
2020-10-22
Acceptance date:
2021-04-23
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EISSN:
2398-502X
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1136702
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pubs:1136702
Deposit date:
2020-10-09

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