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Table 4 The levels of micronutrients at each week of anti-leishmaniasis treatments

From: Micronutrient levels and their effects on the prognosis of visceral leishmaniasis treatment, a prospective cohort study

Micronutrients Before treatments At 1st week At 2nd week At 3rd week At 4th week P-value Normal reference range
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Lower value Upper value
Zinc in (mcg/dl) 86.43 25.80 91.31 18.98 98.37 11.28 93.94 17.85 85.56 23.69 0.66 70 125
Iodine in (mcg/l) 85.21 43.81 86.71 27.49 94.63 24.85 110.98 28.75 141.44 35.52 < 0.01 150 249
Iron in (mcg/dl) 63.61 38.10 58.61 26.04 53.92 22.37 58.72 22.80 66.92 35.35 0.02 60 170
Selenium in (ng/ml) 92.00 49.30 93.46 32.83 101.76 29.64 101.61 27.08 103.14 27.39 0.01 70 150
Vitamin A in (mcg/dl) 35.45 21.73 38.44 17.19 32.89 19.81 36.35 26.26 34.99 18.70 0.06 15 60
Vitamin D in (ng/ml) 34.84 19.49 32.55 17.39 33.86 21.72 31.30 16.31 30.79 17.87 < 0.01 20 40