Decreased serum retinol is associated with increased mortality in renal transplant recipients

Grainne M Connolly, Ronan Cunningham, Ian S Young, Alexander Maxwell

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Abstract

Vitamin A plays a central role in epithelial integrity and immune function. Given the risk of infection after transplantation, adequate vitamin A concentrations may be important in patients with a transplant. We assessed whether there was an association between retinol concentration and all-cause mortality in renal transplant recipients.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1841-6
Number of pages6
JournalClinical Chemistry
Volume53
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Biochemistry

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