Evaluation of iodine, iron, and selenium in biological samples of thyroid mother and their newly born babies.

@article{Kazi2010EvaluationOI,
  title={Evaluation of iodine, iron, and selenium in biological samples of thyroid mother and their newly born babies.},
  author={Tasneem Gul Kazi and Ghulam Abbas Kandhro and Sirajuddin and Hasan Imran Afridi and Jameel Ahmed Baig and Abdul Qadir Shah and Sham Kumar Wadhwa and Sumaira Khan and Nida Fatima Kolachi and Hafeez-ur-Rahman Shaikh},
  journal={Early human development},
  year={2010},
  volume={86 10},
  pages={649-55}
}
BACKGROUND There is accumulating facts that the metabolism of essential trace elements is altered in thyroid patients. AIM The aim of present study was to compare the status of essential trace elements, iodine, iron (Fe), and selenium (Se) in biological samples (serum and urine) of goitrous mothers (age ranged 30-40) and their newly born infants (n=76). An age matched 68 non-goitrous mothers and their infants, residing in the same locality, were selected as referents. For a comparative study… CONTINUE READING