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In a message of <18 Nov 89 08:00:11>, Jim Harper (1:3601/14) writes:

 JH>Apparently a somewhat rare form of anemia has occurred in some people
 JH>taking tryptophan in New Mexico.  There have been several additional
 JH>cases in other states.  New Mexico's state health department was
 JH>reported to be conducting a cohort study to look for unaffected users,
 JH>and were analyzing the bottles used by the victims to look for
 JH>tampering and contamination.  No word yet.

This has happened elsewhere as well.  About 27 cases of eosinophilia after  
ingesting L-Tryptophan have been reported.



Uucp: ...{gatech,ames,rutgers}!ncar!noao!asuvax!stjhmc!14!Leo.Bores

Mon, 19 Apr 1993 03:54:00 GMT
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