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Micronutrient supplementation for children and adults with HIV infection

Irlam JH, Visser MME, Rollins NN, Siegfried N
Published Online: 
18 January 2012

Multiple micronutrient supplements offer some benefits and are safe in HIV-infected pregnant women and their offspring. Vitamin A and zinc supplements are beneficial and safe in HIV-exposed and HIV-infected children. Further research is needed to build the evidence base for single supplements in adults and children in diverse settings.

This record should be cited as: 
Irlam JH, Visser MME, Rollins NN, Siegfried N. Micronutrient supplementation in children and adults with HIV infection. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD003650. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003650.pub3
Assessed as up to date: 
25 February 2010