A decreasing rate of neural tube defects following the recommendations for periconceptional folic acid supplementation

@article{Klusmann2005ADR,
  title={A decreasing rate of neural tube defects following the recommendations for periconceptional folic acid supplementation},
  author={Anne Klusmann and Beate Heinrich and Heike St{\"o}pler and Jutta G{\"a}rtner and Ertan Mayatepek and R{\"u}diger von Kries},
  journal={Acta P{\ae}diatrica},
  year={2005},
  volume={94}
}
Background/aim: Neural tube defects (NTDs) are the most common birth defects, resulting in severe mortality and morbidity. In 1995, the supplementation of folic acid periconceptionally was officially recommended in Germany. The impact of the recommendations on the rate of NTDs was assessed. 
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