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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 86, Issue 2, pp 196–197 | Cite as

Serum Retinol, Vitamin D and Zinc Levels in Under Five Children with Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

  • Rajniti Prasad
  • Anil Sharma
  • B. K. Das
  • S. P. Mishra
  • Utpal Kant SinghEmail author
Scientific Letter
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rajniti Prasad
    • 1
  • Anil Sharma
    • 1
  • B. K. Das
    • 1
  • S. P. Mishra
    • 2
  • Utpal Kant Singh
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Institute of Medical SciencesBanaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Medical SciencesBanaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiIndia
  3. 3.Department of PediatricsNalanda Medical CollegePatnaIndia

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