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Efficacy of L-isoleucine Supplemented Food and Vitamin D in the Treatment of Childhood Pneumonia and Diarrhea in Hospitalized Patients: A Novel Therapeutic Approach

Nur Alam of the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh will test whether adding L-isoleucine and Vitamin D to food served to hospitalized children will induce secretion of antimicrobial peptides that can aid recovery from acute diarrhea and pneumonia.

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