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Thiamine diphosphate in whole blood, thiamine and thiamine monophosphate in breast-milk in a refugee population

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BACKGROUND: The provision of high doses of thiamine may prevent thiamine deficiency in the post-partum period of displaced persons. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: The study aimed to evaluate a supplementation regimen of thiamine mononitrate (100 mg daily) at the antenatal clinics in Maela refugee camp. Women were enrolled during antenatal care and followed after delivery. Samples were collected at 12 weeks post partum. Thiamine diphosphate (TDP) in whole blood and thiamine in breast-milk of ...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0036280

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
6
Pages:
e36280
Publication date:
2012-06-29
Acceptance date:
2012-04-02
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EISSN:
1932-6203
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uuid:b35cf58a-8f2b-41ce-9300-0c63df5ccebb
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342291
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pubs:342291

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