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    http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/79/3/516.short
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    Namanjeet Ahluwalia,
    Jianqin Sun,
    Deanna Krause,
    Andrea Mastro,
    and Gordon Handte

    Immune function is impaired in iron-deficient, homebound, older women Am J Clin Nutr 2004 79: 3 516-521

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    Conclusions: Iron deficiency is associated with impairments in cell-mediated and innate immunity and may render older adults more vulnerable to infections. Further prospective studies using similar exclusion criteria for disease, infection, and concomitant nutrient deficiencies are needed for simultaneous examination of the effects of iron deficiency on immune response and morbidity.
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