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Determinants of neonatal vitamin D levels as measured on neonatal dried blood spot samples

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Vitamin D deficiency is linked to adverse childhood health outcomes, yet data on the distribution and quantifiable determinants of neonatal 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 (25OHD) concentration, a vitamin D biomarker, are limited. OBJECTIVE: Our aim was to identify determinants of neonatal 25OHD concentration, measured using neonatal dried blood spots (DBS). METHODS: A total of 259 ethnically diverse children aged 0-16 years born in Victoria, Australia, were recruited. Data included maternal...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1159/000448680

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Australian National Health and Medical Research Council More from this funder
Financial Markets Foundation for Children More from this funder
Diabetes Australia Research Trust More from this funder
Australian Research Council More from this funder
Rebecca L Cooper Foundation More from this funder
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Publisher:
Karger Publishers Publisher's website
Journal:
Neonatology Journal website
Volume:
111
Issue:
2
Pages:
153-161
Publication date:
2016-10-19
Acceptance date:
2016-07-26
DOI:
EISSN:
1661-7819
ISSN:
1661-7800
Source identifiers:
655446
Language:
English
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pubs:655446
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uuid:c8efc984-3145-41c2-a315-3496bae85475
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pubs:655446
Deposit date:
2017-01-17

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