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Association of maternal prenatal selenium concentration and preterm birth: a multicountry meta-analysis

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Background Selenium (Se), an essential trace mineral, has been implicated in preterm birth (PTB). We aimed to determine the association of maternal Se concentrations during pregnancy with PTB risk and gestational duration in a large number of samples collected from diverse populations.

Methods Gestational duration data and maternal plasma or serum samples of 9946 singleton live births were obtained from 17 geographically diverse study cohorts. Mate...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmjgh-2021-005856

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BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
BMJ Global Health More from this journal
Volume:
6
Issue:
9
Article number:
e005856
Publication date:
2021-09-13
Acceptance date:
2021-08-06
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2059-7908
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English
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1190108
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pubs:1190108
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2021-08-09

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