- Attanayaka Mudiyanselage Dilhara Sewwandi Karunaratna,
- Jamburagoda Gamage Shirani Ranasingha,
- Rasnayaka Mudiyanselage Mudiyanse
Biol Trace Elem Res 2017 Sep 23. Epub 2017 Sep 23.
Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
Beta thalassemia is a common monogenic hereditary hemoglobinopathy which is associated with compound complications. Zinc deficiency, which is commonly observed in thalassemia patients, is also associated with multiple health complications. The objective of this study was to determine the zinc status and its effect on the growth and immune functions of young beta thalassemia major patients. Read More