[Vitamin A levels among nonsmoking mothers of children with orofacial clefts married to a smoker].

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UNLABELLED Passive smokers have lower plasma levels of pro-vitamin A (beta-carotene) than do unexposed nonsmokers. Maternal insufficiency of vitamin A (retinol) during pregnancy results in congenital abnormalities in the offspring. Our aim was to examine vitamin A concentrations in passive smoking and non-smoking mothers of children with isolated orofacial… (More)

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