Dissident AIDS Database

Co-factorsMalnutritionImmuno-deficiencyCortisol levels
Plasma-cortisol and immuosuppression in protein-calorie malnutrition.
 Schonland, M.M., Shanley, B.C., Loening, W.E., et al.
  The levels of endogenous cortisol in plasma and urine have been found to be abnormally elevated in malnourished patients (15 children).
  Lancet 2 (7774):435-6. 19721972
A post-mortem study of the thymolymphatic system in protein energy malnutrition.
 Aref, G.H., Abdel-Aziz, A., Elaraby II, et al.
  The levels of endogenous cortisol in plasma and urine have been found to be abnormally elevated in malnourished patients.
  J Trop Med Hyg 85 (3):109-14, 19821982
Hormonal changes in severely malnourished children.
 Laditan, A.A.
  The levels of endogenous cortisol in plasma and urine have been found to be abnormally elevated in malnourished patients (34 children).
  Afr. J Med Med Sci 12(3-4):125-32, 19831983
Change of T lymphocyte subsets in peripheral blood of children with malnutrition and zinc deficiency.
 Zeng, B., Qian, Y., Zheng, D., et al.
  The lymphocyte function of 30 black children with protein-calorie malnutrition as assessed by the delayed hypersensitivity reaction and morphology of lymphocyte transformation was found to be impaired and serum cortisol level was elevated. The function of lymphocyte and cortisol level returned to normal after 30 days of feeding.
  Hua His. I Ko. Ta. Hsueh Pao 22(3):337-9, 19911991