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Postpartum thiamine deficiency in a Karen displaced population.

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BACKGROUND: Before its recognition, infantile beriberi was the leading cause of infant death in camps for displaced persons of the Karen ethnic minority on Thailand's western border. OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to document thiamine status in the peripartum period to examine the current supplementation program and the correlation between the clinical manifestations of thiamine deficiency and a biochemical measure of thiamine status. DESIGN: Women were enrolled prospectively at 30 wk of gestati...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Journal:
American journal of clinical nutrition
Volume:
74
Issue:
6
Pages:
808-813
Publication date:
2001-12-01
EISSN:
1938-3207
ISSN:
0002-9165
Source identifiers:
30483

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