A H Shankar

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Zinc and immune function: the biological basis of altered resistance to infection
    A H Shankar
    Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 68:447S-463S. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of vitamin A supplementation on morbidity due to Plasmodium falciparum in young children in Papua New Guinea: a randomised trial
    A H Shankar
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Lancet 354:203-9. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Potential contribution of maternal zinc supplementation during pregnancy to maternal and child survival
    L E Caulfield
    Center for Human Nutrition, the Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 68:499S-508S. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant status and acute malaria in children in Kampala, Uganda
    A Metzger
    Department of International Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 65:115-9. 2001
  5. doi request reprint Effect of maternal multiple micronutrient supplementation on fetal loss and infant death in Indonesia: a double-blind cluster-randomised trial
    A H Shankar
    Helen Keller International, Jakarta, Indonesia Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 371:215-27. 2008

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Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint Zinc and immune function: the biological basis of altered resistance to infection
    A H Shankar
    Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 68:447S-463S. 1998
    ..This review explores these aspects of zinc biology of the immune system and attempts to provide a biological basis for the altered host resistance to infections observed during zinc deficiency and supplementation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of vitamin A supplementation on morbidity due to Plasmodium falciparum in young children in Papua New Guinea: a randomised trial
    A H Shankar
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Lancet 354:203-9. 1999
    ..Vitamin A is central to normal immune function, and supplementation has been shown to lower the morbidity of some infectious diseases. We investigated the effect of vitamin A supplementation on malaria morbidity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Potential contribution of maternal zinc supplementation during pregnancy to maternal and child survival
    L E Caulfield
    Center for Human Nutrition, the Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 68:499S-508S. 1998
    ..Supplementation trials are needed to define the public health importance of maternal zinc deficiency worldwide...
  4. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant status and acute malaria in children in Kampala, Uganda
    A Metzger
    Department of International Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 65:115-9. 2001
    ..10 micromol/L of lycopene). This study suggests that children with acute malaria have depressed plasma concentrations of antioxidants, and that higher plasma lycopene is associated with more rapid clearance of malaria parasitemia...
  5. doi request reprint Effect of maternal multiple micronutrient supplementation on fetal loss and infant death in Indonesia: a double-blind cluster-randomised trial
    A H Shankar
    Helen Keller International, Jakarta, Indonesia Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 371:215-27. 2008
    ..We assessed the effect of maternal supplementation with MMN, compared with IFA, on fetal loss and infant death in the setting of routine prenatal care services...