Urinary riboflavin excretion after a load test in rural China as a measure of possible riboflavin deficiency.
Urinary excretion of riboflavin was measured in 3318 adults 4 h after an oral dose of riboflavin. Male and female subjects aged 35-64 years were selected from 65 mostly rural counties located in 24 provinces of China. Counties were selected to represent a range of seven of the most prevalent cancer mortality rates in China and within counties households were selected at random. Urinary riboflavin excretion levels after a load test, erythrocyte glutathione reductase activity coefficients (EGR-...Expand abstract
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