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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.