Effect on serum calcium of a alpha-hydroxy-vitamin D3 supplementation in infants of low birth weight, infants with perinatal asphyxia, and infants of diabetic mothers.

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Thirty infants of low birth weight, 35 infants with perinatal asphyxia, and 16 infants of diabetic mothers were investigated for early neonatal hypocalcaemia. The infants were randomized into a group prophylactically given 1 alpha-hydroxy-vitamin D3, 0.05 or 0.10 micrograms/kg i.v. on the first 3 days of life, and an untreated control group. In infants of… (More)

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