PMID: 590273Nov 4, 1977

Serum zinc concentration during childhood

European Journal of Pediatrics
K KasperekH J Bremer

Abstract

Serum zinc concentrations in subjects of different ages were estimated by neutron activation analysis to obtain reliable reference values for the diagnosis of primary or secondary zinc deficiency during childhood. In these healthy individuals a small age-dependent variation of the mean values was found. Serum zinc concentrations were lower in cord blood (mean value: 880 X 10(-9) g/ml) and in infant;s (mean value: 820 X 10(-9) g/ml) than in adults (mean value 1178 X 10(-9) g/ml). In comparison to these values, the serum zinc concentration in a patient with secondary zinc deficiency and 4 patients with acrodermatitis enteropathica was reduced to about 25% of normal.

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May 1, 1982·European Journal of Pediatrics·A HigashiI Matsuda
Oct 1, 1987·Biological Trace Element Research·J M McKenzie-Parnell, C D Thomson
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