Puja Bhattacharyya, Kathrin Schemann, San San Min, David R Sullivan and Stephen J Fuller
The study found people in rural and regional areas often have a Vitamin C deficiency. Vitamin C plays an important role in immune system function. Vitamin C deficiency can cause symptoms such as poor wound healing and scurvy.
Why is this useful for rural and remote people to read?
Rural and remote health service providers may consider serum vitamin C testing for residents to identify risk factors for deficiency.
RURAL PRIMARY HEALTH CARE
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RURAL HEALTH & CARE RESEARCH