Blood levels of vitamin E, polyunsaturated fatty acids of phospholipids, lipoperoxides, glutathione peroxidase activity and serological screening for syphilis and HIV in migrants from developing countries

S. Passi, A. Morrone, M. Picardo, C. De Luca, F. Bartoli, A. Zurlo, F. Ippolito

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Abstract

Plasma levels of vitamin E (Vit E), polyunsaturated fatti acids of phospholipids (PUFA-PL), lipoperoxides as well as erythrocytes glutathione peroxidase activity (GSH-Px), were evaluated in 200 migrants coming from developing countries, some of which at hith risk for serious infective diseases. HIV-1 and syphilis infections were also investigated. 114 subjects (57%) had blood levels of Vit E, PUFA-PL and GSH-Px significantly lower (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)487-491
Number of pages5
JournalGiornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia
Volume125
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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