Three Distinct Cases of Copper Deficiency
in Hospitalized Pediatric Patients.
suppresses the immune response of mice.
The most common hematological abnormalities in copper deficiency
are anemia and neutropenia.
The typical neuropathy seen with zinc toxicity and subsequent copper deficiency
is axonal in nature, affecting sensory more than motor fibers and lower extremities more than upper extremities.
According to Engle and Spears (2001), copper deficiency
causes an increase in plasma cholesterol.
Studies in animals and humans have found that copper deficiency
can lead to ID [1, 4] and IDA 6, 7,43].
Wenham, "Biochemical and pathological changes in tissues of Friesian cattle during the experimental induction of copper deficiency
," British Journal of Nutrition, vol.
Non significant (P (greater than) 0.05) difference recorded between haemoglobinuric and healthy buffaloes with respect to serum copper concentration and odds ratio of 0.87 indicate that copper deficiency
is not associated with parturient haemoglobinuria which is contrary to the previously reported results of Digraskar et al.
"Our findings, plus information from the literature, suggest that copper deficiency
could predispose people to develop myopia," Young said.
"Too much zinc, say more than 200 mg a day, is associated with dizziness and fatigue, and may interfere with the absorption of copper, causing a copper deficiency
that may contribute to impaired brain function.
A copper deficiency
was detected in Exmoor Ranger last season and with that sorted out he proved a different proposition on his reappearane at Ascot in October.
In human adults, severe copper deficiency
is relatively rare, whereas signs of moderate copper deficiency
were observed in human infants under a variety of conditions .